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How often do bouts of neuralgia occur?

Neuralgia is generally a recurring condition. However, bouts of pain can be rather common or happen months apart. The condition affects everyone differently. Over time, episodes usually become more frequent. For many people neuralgia can be triggered by simple tasks that require the use of the nerve being affected. This includes eating, talking or even sneezing. In extreme cases a gust of wind might be enough to trigger a severe burst of pain.

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