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Common aches and pains

Most people experience aches and pain at some point in their lives, but they're generally not signs of any underlying condition. They can often be eased with simple treatments like exercise and painkillers, and you may not need to see your doctor. We explain the common causes of pain, how they're diagnosed and the importance of self-help measures.

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Pain and arthritis

Pain can be a major symptom of arthritis. We give you information and self-help tips on both short-term and chronic pain.

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