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v 1. to molest or restrain; not restricted to physical injuries; also includes mental pain, discomfort, or annoyance.
n 2. colloquial term for
traumatic injury.

Patient discussion about hurt

Q. my sides hurt sometimes it feels like someone is pulling on my nuts usually in morning

A. Your question is very interesting, but the answer depends on many other details such as how old are you? Do you have pain in any other place? Are there any changes on the skin? Do you have any other disease? Is the pain aggravated when you cough? etc.

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Q. my legs hurt all the time, what is wrong with them? they ach in the joints and sometimes I get burning needle point pain and the muscles feel like sandpaper

A. There can be a lot of reasons for leg or joint pain, and usually there are not specific problems you can deal with medically. Are you exercising too much? Sometimes stress fractures from running can cause the kind of pain you are describing. Either way you should see someone about this if it is bothering you, either an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist.

Q. How much does a root canal hurt? I have to get a root canal for my bottom tooth. I was wondering how much they hurt. And do you have any suggestions that help distract from the pain? Thanks.

A. i did one about two years ago- even the injection wasn't too bad! didn't feel a thing. but after the anesthesia worn off it hurt. but then the dentist told me to take Advil or any other NSAID and it helped.

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This hermeneutic movement of apparent exile and surprising return is a preparation for the more hurtfully individualized process of going through pleasant exile in the contemporary image of another which one then has to recognize, painfully, as the image of oneself.
Hurtfully, the controversial Norwegian boss even accused men who have traded on lion-heart spirit of throwing in the towel on this humiliation.
Piling my posture into a chair, holding it hurtfully straight, I wondered whether the government had a program for people like me.
It was compiled by the ancient sage Confucius (551-479 BC) and cited by him as a model of literary expression, for, despite its numerous themes, the subject matter was always "expressive of pleasure without being licentious, and of grief without being hurtfully excessive" (Lunyu).
If we want them to have self-control, then teachers must model self-control and not lash out hurtfully.
I have been in business for over 25 years, and in my travels and business meetings have met many many people all over the world, but I have never in my life had the misfortune to be so abused, so inappropriately, hurtfully, and so unfairly treated by a malicious group of individuals.
All hurtful interactions, whether one-directional or "bidirectional" (that is, when students responded hurtfully to being treated badly) can disrupt the school environment and interfere with student learning.
And third - and most hurtfully - that the money Everton make from TV and commerical interests is being squirreled away rather than invested in the team.
But to all appearances, this hierarchy has not even tried to understand what in reality is the monstrosity of terrorism mauling this beleaguered nation so hurtfully.
He has a new partner and my eldest son told me hurtfully that they're all close to her.
If he is to serve more time let it be for being in breach of his licence - not for how he behaved, however outrageously and hurtfully, at the weekend.
I was once hurtfully likened to a Persian axeman and to see a top class professional forever departing from the manual was something of a comfort.