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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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References in classic literature ?
Any rummy that comes between a fellow an' his girl ought to get hurt.
If you don't go with me to-morrow night somebody'll get hurt.
In 1978, Hurt found bitter shades of feeling in the role of Max, the shaky, disheveled, and ruefully articulate druggie wastrel who shows Billy Hayes the ropes of life in a Turkish prison.
com/news/uk-38778145) reported , but Hurt had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
In the comments section of her posts, an irate Barretto vowed vengeance against the one who allegedly hurt her son, who she only identified as a relative.
An analysis of road safety data from the Department for Transport has revealed a worrying increase in young people being hurt on the roads in our area - contrary to the national trend.
In 2015 as many as 171 children aged 15 or younger were hurt in road accidents in Kirklees, although thankfully none died as a result of their injuries.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc (NYSE: BBW), an interactive entertainment retailer of customised stuffed animals, announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Chris Hurt to the position of chief operations officer, effective 15 April 2015.
John Hurt Career: Hurt made both his London stage debut (in the acclaimed Infanticide in the House of Fred Ginger) and his first film, The Wild and the Willing, in 1962.
Think how your best friend made you feel - if you get found out, you'll put other women through the same devastating hurt.
63% report they have been hurt playing sports; 59% suggest it is part of the game and they expect it.
I've probably been hurt more than I've hurt someone else," the New York Daily News quoted Drake as telling Elle magazine.