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Does chronic pain involve increased sensitivity to touch?
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Dr. Karl Haake
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
This is a phenomenon known as allodynia.
When someone experiences chronic pain, the nerves require less stimulation to sense pain.

In brief: Yes
This is a phenomenon known as allodynia.
When someone experiences chronic pain, the nerves require less stimulation to sense pain.
Dr. Karl Haake
Dr. Karl Haake
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: It can
Upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system in chronic pain can induce hypersensitivity to stimuli.
In its extreme one can develop allodynia which is pain from non painful stimulation.

In brief: It can
Upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system in chronic pain can induce hypersensitivity to stimuli.
In its extreme one can develop allodynia which is pain from non painful stimulation.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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