pain sensation

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Noun1.pain sensation - a somatic sensation of acute discomfort; "as the intensity increased the sensation changed from tickle to pain"
somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia - the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
mittelschmerz - pain in the area of the ovary that is felt at the time of ovulation (usually midway through the menstrual cycle)
phantom limb pain - pain felt by an amputee that seems to be located in the missing limb
twinge - a sharp stab of pain
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[USPRwire, Fri Aug 16 2019] Analgesics are counter pain drugs, which stop the pain sensation for some time, or completely eliminate the feeling of pain.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 16 2019] Analgesics are counter pain drugs, which stop the pain sensation for some time, or completely eliminate the feeling of pain.
(2,15) Stimulation of CB2 receptors in the skin--where they are found in keratinocytes, immune cells, sebaceous glands, and sensory neurons--fosters sebum production, regulates pain sensation, hinders keratinocyte differentiation and proliferation, and suppresses cutaneous inflammatory responses.
Another important role that skin plays is alerting us to pain sensation while protecting our body against the adverse effects of the ultra-violet (UV) rays.
The FAAH gene is well-known to pain researchers, as it is involved in endocannabinoid signalling which is central to pain sensation, mood and memory.
Scientists have found mice that do not have the FAAH gene have reduced pain sensation, accelerated wound healing, enhanced fear-extinction memory and reduced anxiety.
They found two mutations, one in a gene known to be central to pain sensation, mood and memory.
class="MsoNormalThe subjects judged the pain sensation of having a small, heated pad pressed against their skin, near the ankle.
Nevertheless, referring to the results presented above, it seems justified to conduct studies assessing the degree of pain sensation in the group of full-term newborns and premature newborns, as well as to analyse the methods of monitoring and counteracting it.
"I'm talking about chronic pain where you can actually permanently decrease the pain sensation," says Dr Kim Bullock, Neuropsychiatrist and Founding Director of Stanford University's Virtual Reality Immersive Technology (VRIT) Lab and Clinic.
After that, the knob will be adjusted until the patient perceives pain sensation, and then the final displayed reading at which pain is felt is noted.
The method of action of some SCS devices is to exchange the pain sensation for paresthesia--ideally, a comfortable tingling.