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What is visceral hyperalgesia?

Visceral hyperalgesia means a lower threshold for experiencing visceral pain. Stomach problems, for example, can cause normal gastrointestinal functions associated with digestion to become painful. Secondary pain resulting from increased sensitivity can become more painful than the original problem

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