Acupuncture Treatment of Trigeminal Neurologia


Chief Complaint: Facial Pain

Western Diagnosis: Trigeminal Neuralgia

History: 2 surgeries on the trigeminal nerve. An artery and vein were both wrapped around the nerve.
Symptoms: pain and numbness on the right side of the face. Sometimes got a electrical shock feeling, and sometimes a cold sensation.
Palpation: right side of the face was sensitive to touch. A pulse of deep and weak.
Observation: tongue was slightly red, thin white coating. A thinner shape
OM Diagnosis: qi and blood stagnation in the face, with a mild yin deficiency

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