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What is Nociceptive Pain and When will i t go away ?

is the result of an injury to part of the body such as a muscle or a bone.

Neuropathic Pain and Nociceptive Pain
Neuropathic Pain and

When one of these is damaged, pain sensors (nociceptors) send pain messages to the along the peripheral nervesand the spinal cord. The pain feels as if it is in one place, constant and often aches or throbs.

 from the intestines tends to come and go and feels as if it is in more than one place.

When the damage heals, usually goes away – arthritis being an exception.

Examples: Broken bones, burns, bumps, bruises, a blocked intestine and inflammation (for example from an infection.


Nociceptive Pain

Most pain is nociceptive pain. It results from stimulation of pain receptors for tissue injury (nociceptors), which are located mostly in the skin or in internal organs. The injury may be a cut, bruise, bone fracture, crush injury, burn, or anything that damages tissues.

is typically aching, sharp, or throbbing, but it may be dull. A blockage in an internal organ usually causes deep, cramping pain, and the pain’s location may be hard to pinpoint. But when certain soft tissues, such as those that surround and enclose internal organs, are damaged, the pain may be sharp and easy to locate.

The pain almost universally experienced after surgery is nociceptive pain. The pain may be constant or intermittent, often worsening when a person moves, coughs, laughs, or breathes deeply or when the dressings over the surgical wound are changed.

Most of the pain due to is nociceptive. When a tumor invades bones and organs, it may mild discomfort or severe, unrelenting pain. Some treatments, such as surgery and radiation therapy, can also cause nociceptive pain.

Pain relievers (analgesics), including opioids, are usually effective.

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