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Facial Pain?
For the past three nights I've been having terrible pains in my face! Anyone else have this? Is it Chiari related? And what is it?
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Having Chiari can cause pains newhere @ netime...so it is most likely Chiari related.

I had a lot of pains in my jaw, throat as well as neck and HA's.....we can have them ne where....

All I can suggest is relax rest...as best u can and allow this flare to calm down...so no lifting etc....rest, rest and then rest some more.,
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Trigeminal Neuralgia is a nasty feeling in the face... by 'nasty' I mean it is sometimes referred as the worst pain known to humans!  I have it & I know other Chiarians with it, too.  It doesn't mean this is for sure what is causing your pain, it's just a suggestion.  As we all know, ANYTHING can happen when you have a Chiari Malformation!  
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More an more symptoms every week! I can't sleep at night and then sleep all day! Slept for 2 hours last night and couldn't get back to sleep....ugh!
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  Sleep was one of the worst things I had to deal with too, bcuz the less sleep u get the more symptoms flare....

Talk to ur Dr about sleep aids....

I found that the reg formula of antihistamines help me sleep and I am sleeping pretty good since taking them, they also help my PND and reflux as a result...so more then a 2 fer for me......
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I take two different  antihistamines on a daily basis for so many allergies already.  Any other suggestions would be helpful? I've told my pcp but he didn't suggest anything!
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  Do u know if the ones u take cause drowsiness? If not get one that does and take that one b4 bed....and use the non drowsy during the day....ask ur Dr about it....it may not work for u like it has for me...but may be worth a try.

Try different pillows and position to sleep in...I was told to make sure I did not bend my head down that my chin was close to my chest as that can pinch things off.....
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