More than 15 million people in the United States and Europe have nerve pain. It's not uncommon for arthritis patients to have secondary conditions that cause nerve pain, in addition to their joint pain. It can feel quite different than joint pain. Nerve pain may be described as sharp pain, stabbing pain, radiating pain, aching, or numbness.
At first, it's disconcerting. You may not initially understand where the nerve pain is coming from or what's causing it. It's helpful to understand how nerves work. Learn more in Nerve Pain - What You Need to Know.
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