: How come our stomachs hurts and yet we can’t feel what’s inside it ?


I thought we didn’t have nerves that tells us ‘this hurts’ inside of us, like brain and stomach.
We don’t feel the liquid that dissolves our food, and yet sometimes our stomach, or oesophagus, guts hurt.
How come ?

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I guess it’s something like when you wear a ring or a watch for a long time. You just don’t feel it anymore, you’ve gotten used to the feeling

Pain is a signal from your body that there is damage. The only reason the brain doesn’t “feel” pain is that it doesn’t have sensory nerves in it, so it can’t sense it’s own damage. Everywhere else in the body has this capacity in some form.