Second Pain

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One of the two components of acute pain over skin; it is duller and more throbbing than 'first pain,' occurs later, is more unpleasant, indefinite in quality/location and C-fibre mediated
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The relationship between primary headaches and TMD signs and symptoms could arise from the fact that both conditions share the same pathophysiological pain pathway (trigeminal system) to the CNS.11,17-21