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Can neuralgia clear up without any treatment?

It is possible for some types of neuralgia to clear up without any treatment but it isn't likely. In most cases, neuralgia comes and goes. You may experience long periods without any pain but most of the time it will eventually return. Luckily, most types of neuralgia can be treated. There are several treatment options available and finding the right one will depend on a proper diagnosis.

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How does neuralgia affect the body?
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What is the most common type of neuralgia?
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How is trigeminal neuralgia treated?
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Treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia include medications or surgeries.
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What type of doctor treats pudendal neuralgia?
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