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Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:02 am

MrMistery wrote:organs contain very few pain receptors compared to let's say, the skin. That's why, even though the stimulated receptor was in your tests you felt the pain in your stomach

Really? :wink:
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Postby 2810712 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:35 pm

MrMistery wrote:
organs contain very few pain receptors compared to let's say, the skin. That's why, even though the stimulated receptor was in your tests you felt the pain in your stomach


Why so?
not having pain... is it related to keeping blood suply normal to maintain temp.? Because i think painy things get more blood supply[ i don't know how]...or is it just a neutral consequence...



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Postby victor » Thu Mar 02, 2006 1:05 pm

Nah, blood supply? I think neuron stimuli would be a better term for 'pain'...
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Postby MrMistery » Thu Mar 02, 2006 7:25 pm

@dr.stein
Yes

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It is related to evolution. It is more important to know where the pain is coming on your body, since then you will know where to look/fight/run away from
As oposed to the inside of your body, where pain simply signals that something is wrong...

I don't understand what you meant by blood supply
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