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Trigeminal neuralgia: Salman Khan has suicide disease

Mumbai, 25 August 2011: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has revealed that he has been suffering from Trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly known as the suicide disease.

In an interview given to media Salman told " “I am suffering from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve problem I have had since the last seven years. But now, it’s getting worse. Ab dard hadd se paar ho gaya hai and I am going to kill it”. He has been undergoing treatment for the disease and has done angiography this month to detect the disease.

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as prosopalgia, the Suicide Disease or Fothergill's disease is a neuropathic disorder characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face, originating from the trigeminal nerve. It has been described as among the most painful conditions known.

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