Yes, pain is very interesting, as it is not one sensation at all, but a bewildering variety of sensations. And many of these sensations, on examinations, are linked to memories, fears, past experiences, so when you begin examining what you first thought was a simple pain, you find yourself lost in a jungle. But very educational.
I had ample time to explore this after my vasectomy a few years ago. I had a "complication," in the form of an undefended item which involved yanking and pulling to execute the procedure. Imagine a pulled ligament applied to the item under discussion. Add to my misfortune an allergic reaction to percosette, so I couldn't take my painkillers. So I had to grin and bear it. For four days. All males now say ouch. To paraphrase Pinhead, the pain I experienced was legendary even in Hell. I took full advantage of the opportunity to learn from it. One thing I learned: The phrase the doctors use: "Mild discomfort," HAH!
Author of Redneck Buddhism: or Will You Reincarnate as Your Own Cousin?