Pains : Medical Symptom Description


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Pains: Pains is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Pain. For a medical symptom description of 'Pains', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Pain (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Pains' may be possible.
Pain (symptom): Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
Pain (symptom): There are many types of pain and many locations to get pain. The body uses pain to tell the brain that something is wrong. Never ignore pain. Any type of pain symptom needs prompt professional medical advice for diagnosis of the underlying cause of the pain.

Pain is one type in a spectrum of sensations, involving the nerves and the brain, ranging from agony to numbness. Unusual sensations such as tingling, burning, or "pins-and-needles" type pain are called paresthesias.

Pain varies in intensity and level. Sudden severe pain is called acute pain; ongoing persistent pain is chronic pain.

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