Is a stabbing, burning, and often quite severe pain that occurs along a damaged nerve. The damaged nerve may be anywhere in the body, but is most common in the face and neck. The cause of a damaged nerve may be a disease like diabetes or multiple sclerosis, an infection like shingles, or the result of old age.
Is a general term that refers to diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. Any nerve at any location in the body can be damaged from injury or disease. Neuropathy is often classified according to the types or location of nerves that are affected. There is a large number of causes of neuropathy including: diabetes, vitamin deficiencies (such as B12), infections, autoimmune disorders, trauma, and tumors.
Topical amitriptyline and ketamine in neuropathic pain syndromes: an open-label study.
Is inflammation or irritation of a tendon. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your bodys tendons, its most common around your shoulders, elbows, wrists and heels. Signs and symptoms of tendinitis occur at the point where a tendon attaches to a bone and typically include: pain, tenderness and mild swelling.
Is a complex form of arthritis and is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. Signs and symptoms can include: intense joint pain, lingering discomfort, and inflammation. Gout occurs when urate crystals accumulate in your joint, causing the inflammation and intense pain of a gout attack. Urate crystals can form when you have high levels of uric acid in your blood.
Is a process by which the bodys white blood cells and chemicals protect us from infection with foreign substances, such as bacteria and viruses. Symptoms of inflammation include: redness, swollen joints, joint pain, joint stiffness and loss of joint function.
Is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After youve had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles. The signs and symptoms of shingles usually affect only a small section of one side of your body. These signs and symptoms may include: pain, burning, numbness or tingling; a red rash that begins a few days after the pain; Fluid-filled blisters that break open and crust over; and itching. In addition, some people also experience fever and chills, general aschines, headaches and fatigue.
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Is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. It can clinically present as: widespread pain, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. Genetics, infections, and physical or emotional trauma are often the causes of the disease.