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Is there some brain condition that makes you not feel pain, that raises your pain tolerance to high levels?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: Riley-Day Syndrome

This is an inherited inability to perceive pain and believe me, it is not a blessing, but a curse.
A form of syphilis can cause insensitivity to pain as can some types of leprosy. More commonly, severe, poorly controlled diabetes is an important culprit.

In brief: Riley-Day Syndrome

This is an inherited inability to perceive pain and believe me, it is not a blessing, but a curse.
A form of syphilis can cause insensitivity to pain as can some types of leprosy. More commonly, severe, poorly controlled diabetes is an important culprit.
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