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To diagnose the cause of pain, your doctor will take a detailed medical history and do physical examination. Depending on your symptoms and findings of physical examination, the doctor will recommend lab tests.
Prognosis of pain is variable and depends on many factors including the type of pain, the underlying cause and your overall health. Most cases of acute pain have a good prognosis and pain may be relieved by simple pain relievers such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Chronic pain lasts much longer than acute pain and prognosis is usually not as good as acute pain.