pain and its treatments

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pain and its treatments
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  1. what is the threshold for nociceptive pain?
    high threshold
  2. what is the stimuli for nociceptive pain?
    noxious stimuli
  3. what causes inflammatory pain?
    inflammation through a macrophage, mast cell, neutrophill grandulocyte, tissue damage
  4. what causes neuropathic pain?
    neuronal damage
  5. what is the pain threshold for neuropathic pain?
    low pain threshold
  6. what kind of receptors are used for nociceptive pain?
    • heat,cold
    • intense mechanical force
    • chemical irritants
  7. what is the nociceptive pain mechanism?
    peripheral tissues -->; spinal cord --> brain --> pain
  8. what is the characteristics of inflammatory pain?
    • spontaneous pain and hypersensitivity
    • peripheral nociceptors can be altered by tissue damage and inflammation
  9. what is the characteristics of central pain augmentation?
    hypersensitivity to pain resulting from abnormal central processing of normal input
  10. types of central pain augmentation
    • fibromyalgia
    • migraine
    • irritable bowel syndrom
    • noncardiac chest pain
  11. what are the components of pain?
    cognitive, sensory and emotional
  12. what kind of pain is chronic pain?
    nociceptive, neuropathic or cenral pain augmentation
  13. is the psychological component important for chronic pain?
    yes

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