Do Bacteria Make Us Feel Pain?

Thanks to Pod Arena for spotting this: The pain of invasive skin infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and possibly other serious, painful infections, appear to be induced by the invading bacteria themselves, and not by the body’s immune response as previously thought, report scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital. What’s more, their research demonstrates that once the pain neurons “sense” the bacteria, they suppress the immune system, potentially helping the bacteria become more virulent

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Do Bacteria Make Us Feel Pain?

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