A 41-year-old member asked:
Why is inflammation painul?
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Endocrinology 58 years experience
Pain inflammation: damaged cells release enzymes that chew up things that are sensed by pain fibers and signal gots to brain.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What is inflammation?
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Pathology 50 years experience
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