Take the Pain Quiz

What's the most sensitive part of your body? Are women less sensitive to pain than men? Does everyone feel pain? Get answers to these and other questions by taking the pain quiz.

1. Most pain serves no purpose.
2. Everyone feels pain.
3. People in a coma can't feel pain.
4. Headache is the most common type of pain.
5. Men get migraine headaches more than women.
6. Women have a higher pain threshold than men.
7. With enough concentration, you can train your brain to ignore pain.
8. Newborns can't feel pain.
9. You always feel pain in the part of the body where it originates.
Publication Source: Chest Pain. Up to Date.
Publication Source: Definition and Pathogenesis of Chronic Pain. Up to Date.
Author: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Source: National Headache Foundationhttp://www.headaches.org/educational_modules/completeguide/migraine.html <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Source: American Academy of Pediatricshttp://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/pages/Common-Conditions-in-Newborns.aspx <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: MMI board-certified, academically affiliated clinician
Online Medical Reviewer: Russell, Nikki, RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 12/29/2013
Date Last Modified: 2/16/2014