25 Worst Pains Humans Can Experience

Posted by , Updated on January 21, 2019


Have you ever wondered what are the worst pains a human can experience? We hate to say it, but there are quite a few. Pain is the sensory response your body sends to your brain to let it know when and where something has gone wrong. Usually, this is helpful because it warns you about something that might harm you, such as touching a hot surface or stepping on something sharp. In some cases, however, the pain itself can become so unbearable that it becomes the problem itself, and in these scenarios there is often not much a person can do but suffer through it. Here are the 25 worst pains humans can experience. Hopefully, you’ll avoid having to go through them yourself.



GoutSource: mayoclinic.org

Basically an acute and intense onset of arthritis, gout is not to be messed with. Once known as the “rich man’s disease” because a wealthy diet was one of the causes, gout is now known to be a result of too much uric acid in the blood, which can form microscopic crystals that collect in the body’s extremities. Symptoms include severe pain, as well as swollen, red, and tender joints, most often concentrated in the hands and feet.


Tooth Abscess

tooth abscessSource: webmd.com

Although abscesses can occur anywhere in the body, tooth abscesses are typically the most painful due to their proximity to such a huge amount of nerves. The infection starts with tooth decay and gets worse and more painful as bacteria multiplies and decays the tooth further, it can even spread to the rest of the face, cause terrible fevers, and, in some cases, death.


Torn Achilles

achilles tendonSource: webmd.com

It is the strongest and largest tendon in the body, so when it breaks…it hurts. People even say it feels like being shot in the back of the foot.


Road Rash

22roadrashSource: webmd.com

Similar to burning, road rash often takes off the top layer of skin and exposes the nerves to the elements, which is never fun and always painful.


Stonefish Sting

21stonefishstingSource: mnn.com

These fish, commonly found in the coastal regions of the Indo-Pacific are one of the most venomous fish known to man. Blending in almost perfectly stones and coral below the surface of the water, they’re quite easy to miss, resulting in unaware humans accidentally stepping on them and receiving a nasty sting that will cause excruciating pain, nausea, convulsions, vomiting, and, unless treated very quickly, death.

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