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Does Temperature Affect Pain Sensation ?
« on: 21/11/2009 19:47:32 »
Dearest Temperature-Painologists !

As a sheepie I endure lots of pain....emotional pain that there's not just enuff of me to satiate all the ewe's out there who require my attention ! *le sigh*


But check out Cecilia Postlethwaite Pinkus The 4th




Cecilia Having her Bot Bot Smak Smaked !


She's just received a short sharp smak smak to her bot bot outside in the cold !......yesterday she received the same but inside where it was nice and warm !

Today's outside smak smak hurt more !...why's that then ?...Does environmental or skin temperature affect pain sensation  ?



As a firm believer in empirical study I took a decibel meter and snuk into my neighbours house at 3am this morning. He again, was most congenial allowing me to gently sedate him  and then add tape across his mouth.  As he joyfully went limp, he urged me with he power of his mind to firstly chuck him in a freezing cold bath with ice and stuff and then slap him around the face whilst clamping his nipples with crocodile clips !!.....I proceeded to then add boiling hot water and maintained my empirical study(which from the tears of joy streaming from his eyes I could tell that he just did not want to end). Anyway, 45 minutes later..I realised that I had forgotten to untape his mouth so I could not gauge if any of the hot or cold pains developed louder results..so..no luck there !

can ewe help ?...does temperature affect the sensation of pain ?


whajafink ?

Hugs of pleasure and shmishes of joy



mwah mwah mwah !





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« Reply #1 on: 21/11/2009 20:28:05 »
According to the gate theory of pain perception, stimulating other senses (e.g. rubbing or heating the area) can diminish the perception of pain.

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The gate control theory of pain ... asserts that activation of nerves that do not transmit pain signals can interfere with signals from pain fibers and inhibit an individual's perception of pain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gate_control_theory_of_pain
 

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« Reply #2 on: 22/11/2009 07:12:26 »
I believe that, because when I bump a cold, or partially frozen body part, against say, a wooden chair. I suffer very severe pain. I have actually run injured hand under warm water to help stop the pain to the cold injured area, because it always hurts worse when cold. Feels like the pain goes deeper or something and really stings!
 

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« Reply #3 on: 24/11/2009 19:37:54 »
According to the gate theory of pain perception, stimulating other senses (e.g. rubbing or heating the area) can diminish the perception of pain.

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The gate control theory of pain ... asserts that activation of nerves that do not transmit pain signals can interfere with signals from pain fibers and inhibit an individual's perception of pain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gate_control_theory_of_pain


This is why nursey told me to cough when she gave me flu jab !...I went *pur-furr*..I did a pathetic cough !!..she said.."what kind of cough was that ?" ..I said.."well why ask me to cough ?...you're not injecting my bollocks are ewe ?" ....she said "it's to take your mind away from the injection"....I said  "I like to see the injection..ewe should know this by now cos every time ewe give me an injection I prefer to see it"....which I do prefer !

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« Reply #4 on: 24/11/2009 19:39:30 »
I believe that, because when I bump a cold, or partially frozen body part, against say, a wooden chair. I suffer very severe pain. I have actually run injured hand under warm water to help stop the pain to the cold injured area, because it always hurts worse when cold. Feels like the pain goes deeper or something and really stings!


See ?...thanks Kareny mam !...so why does the sensation of pain change with temperature then ?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 25/11/2009 03:58:23 »
I believe that, because when I bump a cold, or partially frozen body part, against say, a wooden chair. I suffer very severe pain. I have actually run injured hand under warm water to help stop the pain to the cold injured area, because it always hurts worse when cold. Feels like the pain goes deeper or something and really stings!


See ?...thanks Kareny mam !...so why does the sensation of pain change with temperature then ?

Why personal opinion is that the cold slows down the bloods circulation and when the blood cannot circulate as quickly when cooler that it may disallow the soothing flow of warm blood to ease the painful area.. So perhaps when you bang something and its cold it displaces the warmed blood but the blood stays displaced longer perhaps due to a slower cooler temperature co maybe leaves the indention against the nerve depressed longer before the warmer circulating blood fills the area that is bruised or cut..... just a guess that its the slower circulation of blood through the capilaries...
 

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