Nerve or neuropathic pain comes from the sensory nervous system. Causes include trauma and viral infections.
Head and Face
Trigeminal Neuralgia: An electric shock-like neuropathic pain.
Migraine: A throbbing pain, often associated with sensitivity to light, sound and nausea.
Occipital Neuralgia: Sometimes misdiagnosed as migraine, symptoms include severe headaches, throbbing or stabbing pains all over the scalp and head.
Groin pain tends to stem from problems with the hip joint, hernias and sensory nervous system.
There are various underlying conditions which can cause gynaecological pain, including: endometriosis, fibroids, adhesions, chronic bladder and other infections. The pain can be sharp, cramping, dull or burning and should be diagnosed and treated promptly.
Pain experienced during sexual intercourse, urinating or during bowel movements.
A sharp, burning or shock-like pain around the vulva, labia or entrance to the vagina which can be associated with skin conditions, STD or early malignancy.
We all experience aches and pains at some point in our lives but when the pain is enduring or extreme, we may have cause for concern. The most common forms of body pain include Fibromyalgia and Post Herpetic Neuralgia.
All over body pain, severe fatigue, digestive problems and disturbed sleep patterns are all symptoms of fibromyalgia, which may be secondary to underlying conditions such as an underactive thyroid or head and neck pain. Over 90% of fibromyalgia sufferers are women.
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Herpetic neuralgia is the result of infection of the Herpes Zoster Virus. Relentless burning and sharp or stabbing pain makes this the most severe of neuropathic pains.