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What is this called? If you have problems with your gall bladder, you often feel pain in other parts of your body, such as your shoulders.



A. Hyperalgesia
B. Phantom Pain
C. Analgesia
D. Referred Pain

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Asked by Neurogeek on Sep 17, 2016

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 17, 2016

Referred Pain

Referred pain, such as the pain that people sometimes feel in their left arms and shoulders when they are having a heart attach, is due to the way in which nerves come together in the spinal cord. The brain sometimes loses track of where the pain is coming from.
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