Review on Neuropathic Pain
Neuropathic pain is defined as “Pain is observed as disease of the somatosensory nervous system.” The cause of pain is very wide-ranging and may certainly be idiopathic. Two nerve damage classifications have been described and they are outlined. These are first line and second line. Neuropathic pain is generated by electrical hyperactivity of neurons along the pain pathways. The sensory pathway consists of at least three neurons, and lesions anywhere along the pathway can lead to neuropathic pain. A successful clinical management for neuropathic pain requires balancing the advantages and side effects of available drugs, lifestyle interventions, and treating the underlying cause if possible for the management of neuropathic pain requires various lines of treatment i.e first line and second line treatment which includes various types of drugs.
Keywords: Neuropathic pain, Hyperalgesia, Neuralgia, Neuronal Hyperactivity, Neurapraxia.
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