Neuropathic pain, also referred to as neuralgia, occurs when the nerves in the body begin to send faulty pain signals. This is what you should know if you’re suffering from this type of pain, as well as treatments that can help.

What Is Neuropathic Pain?

In the U.S., nearly 10% of adults over the age of 30 suffer from neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain can originate from any nerve in the body. Common symptoms include:

  • Burning
  • Tingling