Understanding Neuropathic Pain - What is Neuropathic Pain?

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Narinig mo ba ang term na neuropathic pain? It’s a complex, chronic pain that happens pag may tissue injury. When neuropathic pain occurs, the nerve fibers mismo ang may damage or otherwise injury. Dahil dito, the damaged nerve fibers send incorrect signals to other pain centers sa katawan.

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Causes can include:

  • Alcoholism
  • Amputation
  • Back, leg, and hip problems
  • Chemotherapy
  • Diabetes
  • Facial nerve problems
  • HIV infection or AIDS
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Shingles
  • Spine surgery

Symptoms for neuropathic pain include shooting and burning pain, as well as tingling and numbness. If you think you suffer from neuropathic pain, see your doctor immediately for an interview and physical exam.

Sources:
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/neuropathic-pain