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Tattoos

Tattoos

I read an article that multiple tattoos can increase a persons pain tolerance. I have one, but wonder if more would help. Is it true?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Even if it could help build up a tolerance to pain, I don't feel like it would help with our kind of pain. I don't know if that makes sense but, to me, there's a difference between building up a tolerance to getting pinched for example, compared to having this widespread pain that really isn't being externally done to us.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have 4 of them. I know that right after I got one, my pain decreased due to the adrenaline. My tats didn't hurt that bad, but then again I gave natural birth to two of my sons. One was 7lbs 14oz and the other was 9lbs 3ozs. The constant sores in my mouth and tongue hurt worse than my tattoos because I never live without them.

posted 11 months ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've got 3 and it makes no difference to my pain tolerance

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I wish. I have 7 and there is no change to my pain tolerance. It all depends on where I have them as to whether they hurt any more, but my fibro has continued in it's own special wee world separate from anything I try.

posted over 4 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I've got lots of tattoos. In the last 3 years the pain has been unbearable where before that I laid for 2 hours getting side done with no problem. Use a numbing cream as that will reduce the pain a lot

posted over 4 years ago
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