Learn About Acute Pain

What is the definition of Acute Pain?
Acute pain is defined as pain that occurs suddenly, is usually sharp, and lasts no longer than six months. Acute pain may be mild, moderate, or severe. Acute pain usually means that there is an underlying cause that needs to be evaluated. Acute pain goes away when the underlying cause has resolved. Some causes of acute pain include cuts and burns, dental work, muscle strains, inflammation, tissue damage, diseases, fractured bones, surgery, and labor and childbirth.
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What are the symptoms of Acute Pain?
The symptoms of acute pain depend on the cause. Symptoms of acute pain include pain that occurs suddenly; an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling; a sharp pain that may be mild, moderate, or severe and that lasts for hours, days, or months; pain that lasts no longer than six months; and pain that goes away when the underlying condition has resolved.
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What are the current treatments for Acute Pain?
Treatment for acute pain depends on the cause and may include rest; cold or hot packs; physical therapy; exercise; stress reduction; aspirin; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or naproxen; muscle relaxants; opioids (narcotics); electrical stimulation therapy; antidepressants; trigger point injections; nerve blocks; steroids; and acupuncture.
Who are the top Acute Pain Local Doctors?
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Southcoast Health System

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc..

100 Rosebrook Way 
Wareham, MA 2571

Ivan Urits is a Pain Medicine specialist and an Anesthesiologist in Wareham, Massachusetts. Dr. Urits has been practicing medicine for over 7 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Pain. He is also highly rated in 9 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Neuralgia, and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He is licensed to treat patients in Massachusetts.

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Lausanne University Hospital And University Of Lausanne

Lausanne, VD, CH 

Eric Albrecht is in Lausanne, Switzerland. Albrecht is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Pain. He is also highly rated in 4 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Acute Pain, Femoral Nerve Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, and Low Blood Pressure.

 
 
 
 
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Division Of Anesthesiology

Taipei, TNQ, TW 

Mei-yung Tsou is in Taipei, Taiwan. Tsou is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Pain. They are also highly rated in 4 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Acute Pain, Urachal Cyst, Chronic Pain, and Low Blood Pressure.

What are the latest Acute Pain Clinical Trials?
The Analgesic Efficacy of Adding Magnesium Sulfate Versus Ketorolac to Bupivacaine in Ultrasound-guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block (A Prospective- Double-blinded Randomized Controlled Trial)
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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen Versus Acetaminophen and Oxycodone for Postoperative Pain Control in Operative Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fracture
What are the Latest Advances for Acute Pain?
Evaluation of the Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma versus Platelet-Rich Fibrin in Alleviating Postoperative Inflammatory Morbidities after Lower Third Molar Surgery: A Double-Blind Randomized Study.
Single-versus Two-port Video-assisted Thoracic Surgery in Thymoma: 
A Propensity-matched Study.
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