47 Names of Various Pains

47 Names of Various Pains

In honor of Chronic Pain Awareness Month, here are forty-seven terms that identify various types of pain. Wether you have fibromyalgia with fibro fog that makes it hard to think of words, or whether you have other types of chronic pain where the pain so debilitating you can hardly think, here are some terms that you can use to describe when seeking medical attention. I wish I had this list when I first started seeking medical attention eleven years ago.

Ache (Aching)

Acute

Aggravating

Agony (Agonizing)

Battered

Burning

Cramp

Crick

Crumbling

Crushing

Damaging

chronic pain terms

Distress

Dull

Excruciating

Gnawing

Heavy

Hurt

Intense

Malady

Mashing

Mentally Agonizing

Numb (Numbness)

Pulse (ing)

Pulverizing

Piercing

Raging

Scared

Sensation

Searing

Severe

Sharp

Shooting

Sickening

Sore (Soreness)

Squashing

Spasm (Violent spasms)

Splitting

Stabbing

Suffering

Tender

Throb

Tight

Tingling

Tormenting

Torture

Twinge

Vexation

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