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Can treatment for neuralgia stop working?

Over time you may stop responding to your treatment for neuralgia. This isn't entirely uncommon and if it happens you should consult your doctor immediately. They will help you find an alternative treatment to provide pain relief. If you stop responding to medication completely, you may need surgery to get relief.

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How do I care for someone with neuralgia?
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How does neuralgia affect the body?
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The cause of neuralgia can't always be determined but it is often the result of a malfunctioning ner...
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Is there a cure for neuralgia?
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If the cause of your neuralgia can be determined you may be able to fix it with surgery. For posther...
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Is neuralgia life-threatening?
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Neuralgia itself is not a life-threatening condition. However, it is sometimes the result of a tumor...
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