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Does CH/SUNCT or topiramate react badly to local anaesthetic?

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#1 Thu, 23/07/2015 - 00:24
Tonythetiger
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Does CH/SUNCT or topiramate react badly to local anaesthetic?

I had to have an upper molar tooth extracted today which was almost in line with the centre of my LEFT eye (hope that makes sense).  I was terrified, but the actual extraction and the anaesthetic injection was fine.  For the first hour or so after leaving the dentist my head and tooth felt great!  After about 2 and a half hours after leaving the dentist, I had the biggest kip 10 RIGHT sided attack I have ever had.  So bad, that it has re defined what I would now call a kip 10!  Anyway, this is all still fairly new to me (I am diagnosed SUNCT, but await any further diagnosis re longer attacks), sometimes I get nauseous with attacks but this time I was really really sick.  That has never happened before.  This all went on for about 45 minutes, then cleared like a normal attack would.  I had several 'normal' short attacks through the day then ate a soft light dinner on the ok side of my mouth.  Ate it all ok.  Then 20 minutes later BAM a repeat of the kip 10 and being sick and everything.  Only thing I can think of is maybe it could have been a reaction to the anaesthetic.  Does anyone know of any problems with anaesthetic and ch/sunct/topiramate?  I will of course bring this up with my neuro when I eventually get to see him again.   I was wondering if anyone else has had any bad experience with anaesthetic 

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 09:15
Phil
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Tooth pain goes through the Trigeminal nerve.
Trigeminal is the "T" in TAC (Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgia).
SUNCT (I'm sure) is classified as a TAC.

The conclusion could well be the simplest, you lost a tooth.

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