neuralgia


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Related to neuralgia: trigeminal neuralgia

neu·ral·gia

 (no͝o-răl′jə, nyo͝o-)
n.
Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.

neu·ral′gic adj.

neuralgia

(njʊˈrældʒɪə)
n
(Medicine) severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve
neuˈralgic adj

neu•ral•gia

(nʊˈræl dʒə, nyʊ-)

n.
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
[1815–25]
neu•ral′gic, adj.

neuralgia

a sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. — neuralgie, adj.
See also: Nerves

neuralgia

Pain in a nerve, usually caused by injury or inflammation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nervesneuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
tic douloureux, trigeminal neuralgia - intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve
sciatica - neuralgia along the sciatic nerve
Translations
neuralgie
hermosärkyneuralgia

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] Nneuralgia f

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnévralgie f

neuralgia

nNeuralgie f, → Nervenschmerzen pl

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnevralgia

neu·ral·gi·a

n. neuralgia, dolor intenso a lo largo de un nervio;
atypical facial ______ facial atípica;
atypical trigeminal ______ trigeminal atípica;
facial ______ facial;
glossopharyngeal ______ glosofaríngea;
hallucinatory ______ halucinatoria.

neuralgia

n neuralgia; postherpetic — neuralgia postherpética; trigeminal — neuralgia del trigémino
References in classic literature ?
Frayser resumed before he had time to give her the true reading of the dream--"places where one recovers from rheumatism and neuralgia? Look--my fingers feel so stiff; and I am almost sure they have been giving me great pain while I slept."
Davis had evidently taken his coffee too strong that morning, there was an east wind, which always affected his neuralgia, and his pupils had not done him the credit which he felt he deserved.
They put him under laughing-gas one year, poor lad, and drew all his teeth, and gave him a false set, because he suffered so terribly with toothache; and then it turned to neuralgia and ear-ache.
"Womb trouble" to Ona did not mean a specialist's diagnosis, and a course of treatment, and perhaps an operation or two; it meant simply headaches and pains in the back, and depression and heartsickness, and neuralgia when she had to go to work in the rain.
It was apparently about 1800, to alleviate mental distress and great physical suffering from neuralgia, that he began the excessive use of opium
In very much this way Topsy's training proceeded, for a year or two,--Miss Ophelia worrying herself, from day to day, with her, as a kind of chronic plague, to whose inflictions she became, in time, as accustomed, as persons sometimes do to the neuralgia or sick headache.
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Summary: However, nerve blocks surgery and other procedures may be necessity in a few cases as far as Neuralgia Treatment is concerned.
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Trigeminal neuralgia (Tic douloureax), is a chronic pain affecting the Trigeminal nerve.