What are the symptoms of chronic pain?

Long term pain. Long term pain is pain that persists. It is present for a variety reasons initially but persists because it does not go away. There are a variety of chronic pain syndromes: some are localized; some are back pain; some are fibromyalgia which is more widespread. The duration can be a clue - chronic can be more than 3 to 6 to 12 months. The location can be neuropathic, visceral, somatic, deep, etc.
Chronic Pain. Chronic pain is pain that persists despite healing of the underlying cause. Usually this is definded as pain that last more than 12 weeks.

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