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Can glossopharyngeal neuralgia be prevented?

You cannot prevent glossopharyngeal neuralgia. The cause cannot always be determined. Even when it can, it cannot be prevented or predicted. However, you can talk to your doctor about treatment options to help manage the pain, and in some cases, surgery may be able to fix the problem all together.

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