Allodynia

Full form/Meaning:

Pain without painful stimulation

 

Definition:

Allodynia is a condition whereby a person feels pain from stimuli that do not usually cause pain. The symptom of allodynia is painful sensation as a result of touch, brushing of hair, cold or hot temperature.

 

Usage in Sentence:

“The doctor said my brother’s allodynia was caused by fibromyalgia”

 

Do you know?

In order to ease allodynia, doctors usually go for the underlying cause.

 

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