Neuralgia: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

Treating related disorders such as diabetes and renal insufficiency may prevent some types of neuralgia. Strict control of blood sugar may prevent nerve damage in people with diabetes.

Watch Out

Irritation, inflammation and subsequent pain at the affected area.

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you experience
  • Increased sensitivity and numbness along the path of the damaged nerve
  • Sharp, stabbing and burning pain which may come and go or remain constant
  • May get worse when the area is moved
  • Weakness or complete paralysis of muscles 

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