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A 41-year-old member asked:

Why is inflammation painul?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
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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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Response of body: Inflammation is the response of body to many insults, e.g., infection, chemical injury, radiation, trauma, tissue necrosis. Acute inflammation has pain, redness, swelling, warmth and loss of function.

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