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How do I manage my neuralgia on a daily basis?

Managing your neuralgia on a daily basis can be a difficult process. You will need to work closely with your doctor to get a proper diagnosis and find the right treatment plan. That may involve trying several different options. When you find one that works it's important to stick to it. It's also important to let your doctor know if you experience any side effects or if your treatment seems to stop working. It may be necessary to make adjustments over time. Keep in mind that most types of neuralgia come and go. You might experience sudden pain after months without an incident.

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