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Should I see a doctor about my neuralgia symptoms?

If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of neuralgia it is a good idea to see your doctor. There are several different types of neuralgia and finding the right treatment will depend on a proper diagnosis. There are often several different treatment options for each type of neuralgia as well so the sooner you start trying them, the sooner you may experience some relief. If necessary, your doctor may recommend that you see pain a specialist who can better assist you.

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Is neuralgia life-threatening?
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