Neuralgia

Overview

Conditions associated with neuralgia include shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, and diabetes.

Symptoms

Besides pain, numbness, tingling, or other unpleasant sensations along the path of the nerve may sometimes occur.

Treatments

Treatment is often difficult and prolonged. Options include narcotics (opioids), anticonvulsants, or antidepressants; physical therapy; and other holistic approaches.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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