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Can anyone be affected by neuralgia?

Neuralgia becomes much more common as you get older. However, it can affect anyone at any age. If you believe you or your child is experiencing symptoms of neuralgia contact your doctor immediately for a proper diagnosis. The sooner you start trying treatments, the sooner you'll get some relief from the pain.

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Is neuralgia life-threatening?
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What is the most common type of neuralgia?
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What is neuralgia?
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How many different types of neuralgia are there?
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