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Can trigeminal neuralgia be prevented?

You cannot prevent trigeminal neuralgia. The cause cannot always be determined, making the condition hard to understand and prevent. Even when the cause is known, it is not predictable or controllable. However, you can talk to your doctor about treatment options to help manage the pain.

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