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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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neuralgianeu‧ral‧gia /njʊˈrældʒə $ nʊ-/ noun [uncountable] medical  MIPAINa sharp pain along the length of a nerveneuralgic adjective
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neuralgiaThe letters mention bouts of sleeplessness and facial neuralgia.That's the way many people describe their sciatica - one of the commonest and most debilitating forms of neuralgia.Treatment is with carbamazepine and / or the other medications mentioned for trigeminal neuralgia.Multiple sclerosis can cause facial pain indistinguishable from idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia.This action has been shown to be a good predictor of therapeutic effectiveness in trigeminal neuralgia.See previous discussion in this chapter describing treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, for the dosage schedule.Neurologic Examination Neurologic findings are always normal in patients with trigeminal neuralgia.Trigeminal neuralgia, especially of the left side.
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