Hi, I have just joined this site in the
hope of getting some much needed advice.
In 2008 I was diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia. I found out in 2011 that the cause of this is an AVM on the brainstem. Earlier this year I received the news that the nerve is irreparably damaged.
I currently take 1600mg Tegretol, with occasional doses of Oramorph. The problem is the Tegretol is now causing my blood sodium level to
Next month I will be going into hospital for a continuous 10 day lidocaine infusion. I cannot find much literature about this as it seems most of the time this is done as a day case procedure. Has anyone here had this procedure. I really would appreciate any feedback.