Chronic pain is pain that lasts more than 3 months or longer than expected for healing after surgery, injury or a condition. The cause may also be unknown. It is sometimes called 'persistent pain'.
Chronic pain can be caused by an ongoing condition, such as nerve pain or migraine, among others.
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