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In this English lesson you will how to describe and express physical pain in English. There is no doubt that pain is totally awful and we all hate it, yet it’s a constant part of human experience. In English we have pain vocabulary. In this English lesson we will learn to explain the different types of pain.
1) Burning – It is a tingling pain and it feels as if a part of your body is touching something hot.
2) Chapped – We experience chapped skin or lips which are dry and painful especially because of cold weather.
3) Acute – This type of pain is used for describing pain that is strong and sharp but lasts for a short period.
4) Chronic – It is a serious pain that need medical attention. It is again a very strong and sharp pain but lasts for very long time.
5) Griping – A sharp sudden pain in the stomach
6) Inflamed – A part of your body that is inflamed is swollen, red and is painful because of an infection or injury,.
7) Itchy – Itchiness is an unpleasant feeling on your skin that makes you want to scratch or rub it.
8) Sore – Soreness is because of an injury or infection which is painful and makes you feel very uncomfortable.
9) Stiff – Stiffness is pain in your muscles and you cannot move your body part easily.
10) Stabbing – Stabbing is a sudden, strong and sharp pain.
11. Agliophobia – If a person has an abnormal fear of pain, he or she is an agliophobic.