Is there a cure for glossopharyngeal neuralgia?

If a doctor can diagnose what is causing your glossopharyngeal neuralgia, they may be able to fix it with surgery. Unfortunately, this does not work for everyone, and there is also a possibility that surgery could cause you to lose sensation in your mouth, tongue, or throat. Some cases cannot be cured.

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