Tic Douloureux (cont.)
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Tic Douloureux Symptoms
The main symptom of tic douloureux is a sudden, severe, stabbing, sharp, shooting, electric-shock-like pain on one side of the face. Because the second and third divisions of the trigeminal nerve are the most commonly affected, the pain is usually felt in the lower half of the face.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/12/2015
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