The Senator was in bed suffering again from facial neuralgia.
It is principally useful for the relief of facial neuralgia and hemicrania.
facial neuralgia is what is keeping Jay Gould back this summer and preventing him from making as much money as he would otherwise.
I have seen a delicate lady, of highly-neurotic temperament, and liable to facial neuralgia, most violently affected in this way.
It is, however, the final or degenerative period of life which produces the most formidable varieties of facial neuralgia.
For facial neuralgia apply hot fomentations, together with the use of sitz baths, or hot foot baths.
It has been noted again and again that facial neuralgia is most likely to occur after fright, deep emotion, or prolonged anxiety.
tic douloureux tic dou·lou·reux (dōō'lə-rōō')
See trigeminal neuralgia.