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How common is central pain syndrome?

It's hard to say how common central pain syndrome is because it's difficult to diagnose and can be caused by a variety of health conditions. In fact, many doctors haven't even heard of it. This makes it frustrating for those who suffer from this debilitating disorder. Not only do they have trouble finding treatments to relieve or lessen their pain, it is also hard to get the emotional support and understanding they need.

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