Causes of Pain

The possible causes depend greatly on the exact type and location of pain. Nevertheless, some of the common possible causes of pain (overall) may include these categories:

Traumatic Injury: Often the cause of pain is trauma or injury, such as:

Also possible causes of pain include:

Nerve Conditions: Various nerve conditions can cause nerve pain or pain-like sensations such as paresthesias:

Systemic Disorders: Various types of systemic problems may cause pain:

This is only an abbreviated list. A list of all the causes of all the types of pain is not realistic. Review the causes of the more specific types of pain.

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