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Do women really have a higher pain threshold than men?

Do women really have a higher pain threshold than men?

Pain threshold: I would have to say by and large yes. The female hormones tends to raise their pain thresholds. There are many other factors that play a part in pain tolerance as well such as previous experience, how your mother was etc.. ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Should men generally have a lower pain threshold then women?

Should men generally have a lower pain threshold then women?

Yes: While men do not like to admit pain as easily, it has been suggested through research that women have about nine times the pain threshold that men have. While everyone is different, women's increased pain tolerance is an evolutionary benefit. By being able to put up with child birth, harsh conditions (and men according to my wife), this has allowed for better survival for young. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain after mastrubating for men?

What is the cause of pain after mastrubating for men?

Painful Masturbation: I need to know where you hurt to do justice to this question. But, if you are feeling pain or cramping deep in your rectum with orgasm then this may very well be a prostate infection and you should be seen at your family clinic. ...Read more

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Tokosubo syndrome why is it unusual for men and what is the likelyhood it will happen again because he is not getting better and what else could be causing pain?

Tokosubo syndrome why is it unusual for men and what is the likelyhood it will happen again because he is not getting better and what else could be causing pain?

Are you sure?: How sure are you that he has takotsubo's cardiomyopathy? It usually does not give chest pain. Cardiomyopathies in general do not give chest pain as a primary symptom, usually sob is the main issue. Why takotsubo's does not occur in men as much is not known to the best of my understanding. Other things causing pain are gi-related or musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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Who has a higher tolerance of pain..Men or women. Why?

I don't know: If i had to guess from observation, i would say it is probably say they are about equal. Really depends on the person. Someone who you would think would handle pain better, can't and another person really surprises me how well they tolerate it. There are many factors that lead to the perception of pain in a given circumstance. ...Read more

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What is the reason of niple pain in men?

What is the reason of niple pain in men?

Male nipple pain: Most likely cause is abrasion from shirts/undershirts (esp. In athletes or men who wear tight t-shirts). If redness, swelling, discharge, infection is possibility. (any piercings?) lumps suggest neoplasm (benign or malignant). See fp for exam, evaluation, treatment. ...Read more

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How often do young men experience pain after a vasectomy?

How often do young men experience pain after a vasectomy?

Mild pain: The pain after a vasectomy is generally mild and can be controlled with only tylenol or motrin. If there is severe pain, there may be other issues that need to be evaluated such as internal bleeding in the scrotum or an infection. ...Read more

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Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more