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Physical pain is a part of life. We all experience it, whether a scrape on the knee or a broken bone, receptors in our bodies sent pain signals all the way from our extremities to our brains. Here you might ask and answer questions about unexplained pain, what it could mean, and what to do about it.
Asked in Pain
What causes sharp shooting pains on your feet?
There is a condition called 'policeman's foot' which will give you sharp shooting pains. This is generally caused by suddenly doing a type of activity your feet are not used too - for example, walking on snow everyday if it only snows infrequently where you live, or running over a pebbled beach every day for a few days whilst on holiday. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Pain
What would cause your left arm muscle to ache and feel cold and your hand and fingers to feel very tingly?
It is important that you see a health care professional (doctor or nurse practitioner) to have this assessed, if it persists. The suggestions below from WikiAnswers users are simply suggestions, and there are many other possibilities; if you want a proper diagnosis, you need to be examined. Vascular - There could be some reason for poor circulation to the arm/hand. This is very commonly caused by too much muscle tension in the scalene muscles or the the pec minor muscles. The blood vessels...
Asked in Pain
What should you take for braces pain?
Well I guess if you are talking about medicine you should take a Tylenol or Advil. But also if you are getting braces tightened take one (medicine) about half an hour before so it's already kicked in. There are so many adult medications to get over the counter (OTC) that can be used rather than teething medications. They have sensory deadening agents in them, but longer lasting. One natural suggestion is the oil of cloves. Has worked for decades! You rub on the...
What causes left side sharp lower back pain?
If the pain is stabbing and intense, and radiates, it's consistent with nerve compression pain caused by either a bulging disk or a disk that's fully herniated. If the pain goes down the back of your legs, it's the Sciatic nerve being compressed by the L4/5 or L5/S1 disk; if the pain stops at the inside of the knee, it's the L3/4 disk nerve being compressed. Regardless, the treatment is the same - get off your feet, and lie down. Sitting is...
How are adhesions formed?
An adhesion is a band of scar tissue that binds 2 parts of your tissue together. Adhesions form as a natural part of the body's healing process after surgery. As part of the process, the body deposits fibrin onto injured tissues. The fibrin acts like a glue to seal the injury and encourage deposition of cellular matrix but may also cause tissues that should be separate to adhere to one another, held together by an adhesion. Over time, as part of...
Asked in Pain
What is emotional pain that causes pleasure?
Either masochism if its sexual pleasure. Or i think cartharsis is the word for feeling an emotional purge or pleasurable release from something painful or uncomfortable. Like getting a tatoo or a hard massage or self harm or even watching some scary or stressful movie and getting pleasure from it. Or whatever ur into ...
Asked in Chemistry, Pain
How much pain can the human body endure?
There is no final accurate measurement for this magnitude. But it still can be measurable to a certain extent. Based on the neurological split second response one person may indicate. Silent or not, you can see the electrical response one may give off. ...
Asked in Calorie Count, Pain, Back Neck and Spinal Pain
Do you burn more calories when you're in pain?
Ah, what kind of pain? Besides, I think you could feel better either by going outside, drinking some Graduates Grape Water from the baby section of stores (if it's there) or simply take like a 1/3 of an Alka-Seltzer every so often, or just 1/4 tsp of baking soda. Goya Coconut Water may also help. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Pain
What could cause pain throughout the body?
Pain throughout the body There are many and various illnesses which could cause such pain. I can appreciate your anxiety about your mother, but finding a diagnosis may not be the answer to your worries I have personal experience of investigations and tests over a period of 10 years. Through internet research I am aware that many people who suffer constant pain remain 'Undiagnosed' for many years, or the diagnosis changes or develops as the condition progresses. Most treatments are for the symptoms and are...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Pain, Symptoms
What causes pain in the heels of your feet?
I had two heel spurs, one in each heel. I suffered terribly for about 5 years, and I worked in a hospital ?.. No- one knew about these at the time I was in pain, till I bought two Orthotics half way ones, and used them every-time I was on my feet. It took about three months for the pain to go. The heel spurs (they are a bone that looks like a claw.) they stay, but the inflammation around...
Pain in lower quadrant near the kidney area?
The kidneys are not in the lower quadrants. The kidneys are in the upper quadrants and can produce flank (side) pain when the kidneys have a problem. The biggest culprits of lower quadrant pain in ovulating females is ovarian cysts. The biggest culprit of lower quadrant pain in both males and females is the pressure and gas in the colon that produces pain; this kind of pain goes away after a bowel movement. Appendix or Appendicitis pain is only in the...
What is incidental pain?
Incidental pain we can call breakthrough pain. Breakthrough torment has been connected with a decreased probability of satisfactory ache control. Regardless of the huge and variable frequency of this wonder because of changed meanings of this sort of torment, just a couple of studies have been led to evaluate and adequately treat achievement torment however the significance of supervising leap forward ache has been recognized by all. An expansive number of medications from different classes and novel techniques for organization like nasal and Tran's...
Asked in Men's Health, Conditions and Diseases, Pain
What would Cause continuous pain in right arm from the shoulder to fingers making it feel heavy?
Don't waste any time, it is rare, but it may be a heart attack. I just had one and even though my left arm hurt it doesn't mean your right one can't. Depends on the blockage. Better safe then dead. ...