This pain occurs above my right top jaw from my corner tooth upwards,randomly and catches me unawares - so painful it brings me to tears. It lasts about 5 minutes and to compensate for this pain, Ipush very hard on the gum - strange I know but it psycologically makes me think of this pain rather than the neuralgia pain, I have never known pain like it. My GP has prescribed Carbagen 200mg tablets 3 x a day. When it first caught me unawares, I was mid-flight going to spain and put it down to the pressure of the cabin. So each flight I prepared myself - even having a medicinal brandy... Then out of the blue, shopping one day - " oh know it's back again"... Does anyone else suffer with this dreadful pain? I am a 60 year old fit female.