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The biological part of the answer to your question depends on the thing causing the pain. Burning for example, a large burn can be very life threatening biologically but small burns are not as harmful comparatively. But the psychological harm they would cause is phenomenal. This is because large burns open up the body to infections, dehydration and a lot of ...


Yes it can. Usually this is through an increased rate of suicide or the inability to look after yourself due to the level of pain you are in. It is so common that there are so many medical departments that have the sole job of pain management. Pain itself is not designed to kill you (in fact the very opposite as highlighted excellently by Cuana), but as ...

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