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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia affects the glossopharyngeal nerve that supplies the tongue, throat and areas around it. Sudden, severe pain in the back of the throat region is felt, which may last for few seconds to minutes, are seen in glossopharyngeal neuralgia. With proper diagnosis, appropriate treatment can be planned, or surgical treatment for glossopharyngeal neuralgia can be considered.