hyperalgesia


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hyperalgesia

(ˌhaɪpərælˈdʒiːzɪə)
n
(Medicine) med an extreme sensitivity to pain

hyperalgesia

an unusually high sensitivity to pain. — hyperalgesic, adj.
See also: Pain
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There's also a phenomenon called hyperalgesia, in which the body of someone who gets used to taking pain medication actually creates a new, stronger pain -- which further fuels the addictive cycle.
5 inches) were also more likely to report higher pain scores, including wound hyperalgesia, or an increased sensitivity to pain around the surgical incision.
Thermal hyperalgesia and mechanical allodynia were initiated on day 3 after CCI until day 21, peaking on day 7.
Stimulation of peripheral CB2 receptors therefore mediate anti-nociceptive responses in settings of neuropathic pain or inflammatory hyperalgesia by acting locally on immune cells in the periphery and microglia in the CNS (28).
sup][1] Small diameter, thinly myelinated Aa and unmyelinated C fibers are primarily affected by SFN, resulting in sensory and/or autonomic symptoms such as allodynia, hyperalgesia, palpitations, and hyper/hypohidrosis.
3] Hyperalgesia is the primary cause for decreased pain threshold in chronic pain, which has been given more and more attention recently.
opioid receptor that is designed to mitigate both abdominal pain due to intestinal hyperalgesia and gastric hypermotility associated with IBS-D, without CNS penetration, added the company.
The symptoms of neuropathic pain include spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and tactile allodynia (pain hypersensitivity to normally innocuous stimuli).
A condition called hyperalgesia can occur with the use of opioid pain medications.
An 80-year-old female diagnosed with PHN presented with severe left intercostal allodynia and hyperalgesia up to the root of the fourth to tenth thoracic dermatome.
Methods: It was carried out the abdominal writhing test, capsaicin test, thermal hyperalgesia and incisional pain.
Opioid-based drugs can cause heightened sensitivity to pain for some people while taking the drugs, a condition called opioid-induced hyperalgesia.