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Chronic pain syndrome

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain for 6 months: This is a diagnosis often given for patients who experience pain that has lasted for greater than 6 months. The source of the pain is specific for ea ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pain beyond 3 months: It is loosely defined as pain lasting longer than 3 months. Also can be defined as pain that persists beyond the usual healing period. The central n ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No one is sure: That is a very difficult question to answer. We really do not know what trigger the heightened response of the nerve endings of certain ppeople to pai ... Read More
Dr. Aaron Wolfson
21 years experience clinical Psychology
Chronic Pain: Chronic or persistent pain lasts 6 mos. Past the point of normal healing. Most people get into trouble when they continue to use methods appropriate ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many: There are many causes of chronic pain. Just to mention a few, polymyalgia rhematica, rhematoid and related connective tissue diseases are the most co ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Smith
10 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chronic pain: Thanks for you enthusiasm and sense of curiosity. There are hundreds of different pain syndromes, some short term and some chronic. Most of life's ach ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Some suggestions: First, phone your doctor and explain problem, and perhaps switch to generic medications. Secondly, consider haggling with your doc and pharmacy to lo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Very Similar: Both are problems with the central processing of pain. Fms seems to be a problem with the body's inability to ignore normal degrees of pain and discom ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Look for cause: In functional medicine, we hone in on the root cause of your pain and rid the body of it. Check out my website at http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/fuct ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not the same.: Complex regional pain syndrome (crps) is one of hundreds of causes of chronic pain. Crps has pain as the main symptom. However, there are many phys ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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CRPS is localized: to the general area of an injury or disease process. If pain or other symptoms are more widespread or occur in other specific locations that weren't ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Anything ... really: In the 50s there were a few md pioneers who concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the musc ... Read More
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