- Q What causes pain?
The three main types of pain are neuropathic, nociceptive, and psychogenic. Neuropathic pain results from damage to the nerves, spine, or brain such as from a tumor or other condition. Nociceptive pain results from trauma to body tissues such as a... Full Answer
- Q What is chest pain?
Chest pain, a type of visceral pain, can result from a variety of different problems. Generally speaking, it can be associated with the heart, lungs, ribs, or muscles, and tendons in the area. Chest pain associated with the heart can be angina, which... Full Answer
- Q How can I know if my muscle pain is from taking a statin?
Dr. Robin Miller, Integrative MedicineWhen I have patients on statin drugs with muscle pain I do two things. I will check a muscle enzyme level called CPK to see if the medication is causing muscle damage. I will also have them stop the medication to see if their pain goes away. ... Full Answer
- Q How will my pain be managed after surgery?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologySpeak openly to your anesthesiologist before your operation about your concerns regarding post-operative pain. Many options are available to control your discomfort after surgery. If you're worried about waiting too long for the nurse to come with pain... Full Answer