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What is deep somatic pain?

Somatic pain refers to pain that occurs in the outer layers of the body, such as the skin and muscles. While cutaneous somatic pain refers to pain in the skin, deep somatic pain refers to pain that a person might feel in muscles or bone. Deep somatic pain can be caused by an injury or an illness.

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What are the treatment options for deep somatic pain?
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How is superficial somatic pain diagnosed?
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Doctors evaluate superficial somatic pain using a combination of questions, physical examination, an...
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What causes superficial somatic pain?
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Superficial somatic pain occurs when structures that sense pain (pain receptors) are activated in th...
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What is superficial somatic pain?
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