TIL Amputees sometimes feel pain in their missing limbs after they are removed. This is known as phantom pain.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_pain

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  1. I had a colleague who had lost his left leg. He’d complain about his missing foot itching, and to stop it all he had to do was lift his trouser leg and see his false leg. That was enough to make his subconscious remember he couldn’t have an itchy foot, and it would stop immediately.

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