Tenderness (medicine)

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In medicine, tenderness is pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched.[1] it should not be confused with pain.[citation needed] Pain is patient's perception; while tenderness is a sign that clinician elicits.

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  1. ^ "Point tenderness - abdomen". Retrieved 14 February 2015.