Many conditions cause pain, and the pain may vary in its type, duration, location, and severity. The following doctor-written and doctor-reviewed articles detail common conditions that cause pain and include the symptoms, causes, risks, and other information to enhance understanding of each condition.
- Chronic Pain
Chronic pain typically describes pain that lasts 3 months or longer. There are several conditions that may cause chronic pain, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Lyme disease, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Facial Pain
Facial pain is a dull ache, sharp jab, or a burning sensation in one or more areas of the face. Facial pain may be caused due to a nerve, blood vessel, muscle, jaw joint, or dental disorder.
- Headaches and Migraines
Headaches and migraines can cause pain that ranges from mild to excruciating. While there are more than 200 types of headaches that have been identified, there are a few specific types that tend commonly occur within the general population.