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TN and sinus infection

Both times I have suffered TN attacks (once in January and once in May) I was also diagnosed (via CT scan) with a sphenoid sinus infection.  Now that the infection has been cleared (that took nearly a year and several medications) is there any chance the TN will not return?  Could the TN have been caused by the sphenoid sinus infection?
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Hi,

The answer to your main question is yes, there is a chance that the TN will not return. Sinus infections are a known (but often overlooked) cause for trigeminal neuralgia-like or facial pain problems.

How was the infections cleared? Did you have sinus surgery for this?
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