Glossopharyngeal neuralgia


Glossopharyngeal neuralgia: A condition which is characterized by sever pain that originates on the side of the throat and extends to the ear.


  • Throat pain 
  • Ear pain 
  • Pain in base of tongue 
  • Pharyngeal pain


  • Ear pain 
  • Throat pain


Most lesions will respond to conservative treatment and time. In patients with signs of systemic disease and vitamin deficiency, the workup includes serum B12 and folate level, upper GI series, ANA, and Trichinella antibody titer. Focal lesions that persist should command a referral to a dentist or oral surgeon.


Prognosis of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia: treatment cures the condition.The 'prognosis' of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia usually refers to the likely outcome of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia. The prognosis of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia may include the duration of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia, chances of complications of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Glossopharyngeal neuralgia, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.