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lancinating

 [lan″sĭ-nāt″ing]
tearing, darting, or sharply cutting; used to describe pain.

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt'ing),
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]

lancinating

/lan·ci·nat·ing/ (lan´sĭ-nāt″ing) tearing, darting, or sharply cutting; said of pain.

lancinating

(lăn′sə-nā′tĭng)
adj.
Characterized by a sensation of cutting, piercing, or stabbing.

lancinating

[lan′sinā′ting]
Etymology: L, lancea, lance
sharply cutting or tearing, such as lancinating pain.

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt-ing)
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]

lancinating

sharp, shearing, shooting pain

lan·ci·nat·ing

(lan'si-nāt-ing)
Denoting a sharp cutting or tearing pain.
[L. lancino, pp. -atus, to tear]

lancinating,

adj pertaining to a stabbing pain (e.g., the pain occurring in tic douloureux).
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Although meaningless on the surface, its aftermath creates a lancinating pain in the one who spoke it.
23] Nursing queries include the onset of the pain, the location, the characteristics (shooting, lancinating, ice-pick-like, electric-shock-like, burning, radiating, sharp, cramping, aching, itching, dull, pressing, nagging), duration, frequency, intensity and severity, aggravating factors, relieving factors, and current methods of coping and treatments used.
Sensory symptoms of DPN include numbness, prickling, aching pain, burning pain, lancinating pain, and allodynia (a condition in which ordinarily non-painful stimuli evoke pain, such as a bed sheet touching a leg).
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The painful episodes which characterize TN are described as shooting, cutting or lancinating in character by 95% of patients.
The descriptors were aching, biting, burning, cold, cramping, crushing, cutting, dull, electric, flashing, lacerating, lancinating, penetrating, pinching, pressing, pricking, pulsating, radiating, sharp, shocking, shooting, stabbing, stinging, and throbbing.
The pain, which is often chronic, may be characterized as burning, tingling, electric, sharp, shooting, and/or lancinating.
The pain is often chronic, and may be characterized as burning, tingling, electric, sharp, shooting, and/or lancinating.
The condition has been variously defined in terms of timing (either following resolution of acute zoster [rash healing] or a defined time after onset of zoster), duration (any time after zoster or a minimum of 6 months after zoster), and type of pain (such as lancinating pain or allodynia [pain caused by a stimulus that does not normally provoke pain]).
For lancinating pain, which is best relieved by sodium channel blockers, oxcarbazepine or lamotrigine is a first choice, carbamazepine a second choice.
So engrossed is she in her need to rectify her latest misunderstanding with her beloved by declaring her passion to him directly, that she is at first oblivious to the lancinating pain in her back.