Acute Pain Directory
Acute pain is sudden onset of pain. Treatments for acute pain usually focus on treating the condition that has caused the pain. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how acute pain is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
Migraine Headaches and Pregnancy
WebMD explains migraines during pregnancy, including the risks and benefits of taking certain medications for pain and nausea relief.
First Aid for Mild Headaches
WebMD explains basic treatment for headaches.
Ocular Migraine Prevention
Find out ways to prevent ocular migraines with medication and by avoiding common migraine triggers.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Headaches and Migraines
If you suffer from headaches or migraines, these questions from the experts at WebMD may be helpful for your next visit to the doctor.
Are Migraine Sufferers Sexier?
Are migraine sufferers actually sexier? Learn the latest scientific findings on migraines and sex.
7 Pains You Shouldn't Ignore
Is your pain normal, or is it a sign of something serious? Find out what your body might be telling you.
Prevention: The Future of Migraine Therapy
Doctors are using existing drugs and new techniques to help prevent migraines before they even begin.
How to Wreck Your Back
WebMD identifies five common triggers for back pain at home, work, and play, and provides tips for preventing back problems.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Phones, wallets, sandals, babies, your sofa – even favorite foods - are overlooked causes of pain. Pictures illustrate these pain triggers and smarter habits to avoid the pain.
Slideshow: Nerve Pain Explained
See nerve pain symptoms, causes, and treatment options. WebMD shows you tips for dealing with the tingling and numbness that may be caused by neuropathy.