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What does somatic pain mean?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Skin and tissues

Somatic pain is pain that comes from the skin and deep tissues.
It is to be contrasted with visceral pain which comes from internal organs.

In brief: Skin and tissues

Somatic pain is pain that comes from the skin and deep tissues.
It is to be contrasted with visceral pain which comes from internal organs.
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