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what is reduced pain sensitivity

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety and pain: Are related. Once your doc has given you an understanding of the source of your pain, a clinical psychologist or other mh professional can teach you ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes anxiety does: Increase pain sensitivity. I agree with dr self and would encourage you to learn some relaxation techniques or hypnosis to reduce anxiety and pain.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Yes and no: Chronic pain from soft tissue injuries can be ameliorated by proper physical therapy to strengthen certain muscles, and a trained physical therapist i ... Read More
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Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Doubtful: While exercising is good for many reasons but if it can improve the pain tolerance is doubtful. It will not hurt unless you go beyond your limit of pa ... Read More
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Yes: From personal experience, yes. From observation of my patients, yes. Now you have hope.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Pai/fever reducer: Yes, paracetamol reduces sensitivity to pain as well as reduce fever.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Hyperalgesia : Prolonged and sometimes even short term course of treatment with opiate type medications (eg tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine or co codamol) may l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
Could be CRP: Complex regional pain syndrome (aka reflex sympathetic dystrophy) can result from repeated injuries to the same place, especially an extremity. When ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randa Foda
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cold swollen limb: Unfortunately you’ve done too much. This is now a medical emergency and if you delay seeking help any longer it could become a catastrophe. A cold swo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Colitis: Colitis refers to inflammation of colon, for which there are many causes. Check out http://www.medicinenet.com/colitis/article.htm for more info. Symp ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Exclude hemorrhoids: Rare diagnoses are rarely correct. Chordoma is an uncommon tumor. It would be prudent to rule out hemorrhoids, that seem to be able to explain your sy ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The newer: anesthetic agents are short acting and most gastroenterologists are now using such ("general") anesthesia making colonoscopy a PAINLESS EVENT! SO..NO ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
After fillings: After fillings are removed and replaced, sensitivity can be non-existent, or last a few days, a few weeks or in rare cases a few months (and still sub ... Read More
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