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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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Ensure staff members know how to respond when they witness a hurtful situation or if one is reported to them.
These cases are often not reported because employees would rather endure the pain of hurtful language than the pain of job loss.
Ahmeti's statement is shameful and hurtful and he most probably says this because he is powerless to solve our status.
HURTFUL Sources close to Rebecca, 23, said she would "block out" any thought of Boyle's remark as she takes to the pool this morning.
Far more common, however, are hateful, bigoted, insensitive or just plain rude words and deeds that do not approach the threshold of criminality, but are hurtful nonetheless.
At the time it was quite hurtful to be accused of something like that, especially for us as a team working hard to make our way up the world rankings and be the best team we can be," Anderson said.
She used very hurtful family secrets to cash in, I believe without any thought for those of us affected by her revelations.
If Savage can sue the British government for what he considers to be a hurtful act, then why haven't cyclists - the CTC or British Cycling for instance - brought Clarkson to book for what has most certainly turned out to be a hurtful act?
6 : relating to a particular individual or his or her qualities often in a way that is hurtful <I took the remark as a personal insult.
To suggest otherwise is as outrageous as it is hurtful.
It's hurtful, and sometimes I say mean things back.
Flynn, Astrology & Pain: The Keys To Freedom addresses primarily mental and emotional pain--grief over loss, loneliness, hurtful memories, regret and humiliation--rather than physical pain.