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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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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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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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What is the most common type of neuralgia?
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Postherpetic neuralgia is the most common type of neuralgia in the United States. Approximately 1 in...
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Can neuralgia clear up without any treatment?
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It is possible for some types of neuralgia to clear up without any treatment but it isn't likely. In...
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