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Should I see a doctor about my trigeminal neuralgia symptoms?

If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia, it is a good idea to see your doctor. There are several treatment options available and finding the right one will depend on a proper diagnosis. The sooner you start trying treatments, 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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How many different types of neuralgia are there?
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How is trigeminal neuralgia treated?
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Treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia include medications or surgeries.
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Is there a cure for neuralgia?
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If the cause of your neuralgia can be determined you may be able to fix it with surgery. For posther...
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What is the most common type of neuralgia?
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