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What is pain?

What is pain?

Definition: One of the simpliest definitions for pain is this "an unpleasant sensation occurring in varying degrees of severity as a consequence of injury, disease, or emotional disorder" there are different types of pain depending on where the injury is (muscles, bones, nervous system, etc). The treatment also varies depending on the same variables. ...Read more

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Pain in penish?

Penis pain: If your penis hurts you need to get in to see someone asap. If you gave more information with your question i would be happy to guess the likely cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Inner tigh pain?

Inner tigh pain?

Hard to say: Inner thigh pain can be from almost anything as so many things are there. Problems can be from muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels and nerves, or combinations. More info is needed on how it started, what the pain is like, what the area looks like and so on. Sorry i can't do more right now! try again and tell more of the story. Lots of great doctors waiting to help! ...Read more

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What is body pain?

Fibromyalgia: If you are asking about 'total body pain", it would be most probably related to a condition known as fibromyalgia. This is an aberrant sensitivity of body to normally non-painful stimuli. This disease is more common among women. Besides of pain it also has other disturbances, such as poor sleep, headaches, stomach ache, fatigue. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Causes of ab pain?

Causes of ab pain?

Too nonspecific!: The differential diagnosis is too vast, without more specific information, and requires a length history regarding features of the pain and location, time of occurrence and an exam. I do not believe any of my healthtap colleagues could be more specific. If you are having an ongoing issue, see your doctor. Best! ...Read more

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What forteeth pain?

What forteeth pain?

Home Care: While you do need to see a dentist to resolve this pain, there are somethings you can do at home to help relieve it. Rinse with warm water and brush teeth gently after each meal to flush out any food particles and reduce bacterial load. Avoid eating sweet and/or sticky foods. Avoid acidic drinks (soda, gatorade, etc.). Take advil (ibuprofen) as per a headache.Please arrange to see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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