Chronic pain management refers to strategies for dealing with pain that lasts longer than six months, explains WebMD. Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from this condition, ranging from mild, occasional outbreak... More »

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Possible causes of chronic pain include arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and shingles, according to WebMD. Other possible causes of chronic pain include low back pain, headaches and nerve damage. Chronic pain ... More »

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Chronic pain can be relieved by the use of compresses, surgery, medications and physical therapy. Chronic pain usually refers to pain that lasts for more than 6 months. This pain may be mild or extreme depending on its c... More »

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Chronic prostatitis is a condition where the prostate gland in men becomes inflamed and the inflammation does not go away or comes back frequently, according to WebMD. Chronic prostatitis comes in two different types: ch... More »

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Chronic iritis is commonly treated with prescription eye drops to widen the pupil and reduce the risk of spasms of the eye muscles, according to WebMD. Steroid eye drops may also be used to treat iritis to help reduce pa... More »

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A spinal cord stimulator works for pain management by using an electrical current known as spinal cord stimulation, according to WebMD. A small pulse generator sends the electric signal to the spinal cord, causing interf... More »

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Chronic nerve pain, or chronic neuropathic pain, is a medical condition that occurs when nerves become damaged or injured, causing pain that persists for a long time, according to WebMD. The condition is caused by diseas... More »

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