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How can I manage my trigeminal neuralgia?

Managing your trigeminal neuralgia on a daily basis can be a difficult process. You will need to work closely with your doctor to find the right treatment plan, which may involve trying several options. When you find a treatment that works, it is important to stick to it. It is 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 trigeminal neuralgia comes and goes. You might experience sudden pain after months without an incident.

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