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What is the point at which pain sensation becomes noticeable

Pain threshold

1

The ability to endure the discomfort from pain that varies from low to high

Pain tolerance

2

Pain that last less than six months
Sudden or slow onset that is severe and associated with current Injury
Short sharp and cutting pain

Acute pain

3

Last more than six month with no predictable ending
Persist out of proportion doesn't respond in the same way of meds as acute meds

Chronic pain

4

Pain comes and goes
Can be acute or chronic

Intermittent pain

5

Pain that is felt in another location some distance from the source

Refereed

6

Constant pain that cannot be easily relieved
Associated with no cure situation

Intractable pain

7

Pain having mental as to organic origin

Psychogenic

8

Pain felt in a body part that is no longer there

Phantom pain

9

Felt in a source and extends into a nearby tissue

Radiating