- Q What is complex regional pain syndrome?
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that is believed to be the result of dysfunction in the central or peripheral nervous systems. Typical features include dramatic changes in the color and temperature of the skin over the... Full Answer
- Q How do I care for someone with complex regional pain syndrome?
Since the causes of complex regional pain syndrome are not known, fiends and family members of those with complex regional pain syndrome may find it hard to understand the severity of the pain felt by someone suffering from the condition. To care for... Full Answer
- Q Does deep somatic pain affect children differently than adults?
Children are sometimes unable to express or describe their pain, and this may make the diagnosis and treatment of it more difficult. Things modified specially to diagnose pain level in children are now available to doctors to help with this task. Doctors... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for deep somatic pain?
Whether or not deep somatic pain can be cured is dependent upon the cause of it. A lot of deep somatic pain is due to injuries that have temporary effects. As the injury heals, the pain should also subside. Other causes of deep somatic pain might be more... Full Answer
- Q What are the treatment options for deep somatic pain?
Many treatment options are available for deep somatic pain, and determining which is best is usually based on the cause of the pain. Oftentimes, the pain can be relieved by fixing the cause, as occurs when a dislocated joint is put back in place. Other... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of deep somatic pain?
The type of pain a person feels is related to what body part is injured or sick. Deep somatic pain is caused by damage to deep tissues such as bone, tendons, and ligaments. Pains described as an ache, throb, or sharp are most often associated with these... Full Answer
- Q How does deep somatic pain affect the body?
Deep somatic pain must get from the site of an injury or illness to your brain in order for you to react. This is the job of the nervous system. When an injury happens, a structure in your body called a pain receptor is activated, and an electrical... Full Answer
- Q Is deep somatic pain the same thing as visceral pain?
There are two types of somatic pain, cutaneous and deep. While cutaneous somatic pain affects the skin, deep somatic pain affects deeper structures like muscle, bones, and tendons. Visceral pain is a different type of pain from either of the somatic... Full Answer
- Q How do medications treat deep somatic pain?
There are many medications that are used to treat deep somatic pain. Some of these, like aspirin and ibuprofen, are over-the-counter medications. You do not need a prescription to buy them, and they are usually effective for relieving less severe pain.... Full Answer