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Neuralgia is pain in one or more nerves that occurs without stimulation of pain receptor (nociceptor) cells. Neuralgia pain is produced by a change in neurological structure or function rather than by the excitation of pain receptors that causes nociceptive pain.
Common muscle relaxant linked to severe confusion in patients with kidney dysfunction

Common muscle relaxant linked to severe confusion in patients with kidney dysfunction

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

A rare diagnosis leads to successful treatment for patient with unusual vascular condition

FDA grants approval for generic versions of Lyrica

FDA grants approval for generic versions of Lyrica

New shingles vaccine reduces outbreaks of painful rash among stem cell transplant patients

New shingles vaccine reduces outbreaks of painful rash among stem cell transplant patients

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

Easy and inexpensive test could one day help guide epilepsy treatment

Easy and inexpensive test could one day help guide epilepsy treatment

Using peripheral nerve blocks to treat facial pain may produce long-term pain relief

Using peripheral nerve blocks to treat facial pain may produce long-term pain relief

Depression, antidepressant use linked with higher risk of venous thromboembolism

Depression, antidepressant use linked with higher risk of venous thromboembolism

Electronic system to speed up facial pain diagnosis may improve quality of life and save money

Electronic system to speed up facial pain diagnosis may improve quality of life and save money

Fredrick Junn, M.D. recognized as Pinnacle Professional Member in the Medical field

Fredrick Junn, M.D. recognized as Pinnacle Professional Member in the Medical field

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Shot may help reduce risk of shingles

Shot may help reduce risk of shingles

CDC recommends new vaccine for shingles

CDC recommends new vaccine for shingles

New shingles vaccine gets FDA panel votes

New shingles vaccine gets FDA panel votes

Research reveals underlying reason for intense pain in patients with shingles

Research reveals underlying reason for intense pain in patients with shingles

Shingles raises the risk for heart attack and stroke

Shingles raises the risk for heart attack and stroke

Early radiosurgery could make big difference to lives of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

Early radiosurgery could make big difference to lives of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

Novel substance can effectively inhibit chronic nerve pain, study shows

Novel substance can effectively inhibit chronic nerve pain, study shows

Neurologists identify cause of immune-mediated neuropathies

Neurologists identify cause of immune-mediated neuropathies

FDA approves non-alcoholic Docetaxel Injection

FDA approves non-alcoholic Docetaxel Injection