noun. acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves.
- tic douloureux
- neuralgia (Latin)
Example sentences of the word neuralgia
Another use in Africa is sniffing of the leaf sap to treat neuralgia (acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves).
2. Noun, singular or mass
It is primarily used for controlling seizures in people with epilepsy and to relieve the pain of postherpetic neuralgia, a condition that some people develop after they have shingles.
3. Noun, plural
People with diabetes, herpes and trigeminal neuralgia often feel neuropathic pain caused by nerve damage.