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    Default "Is the pain still bad?"

    Hi,


    Would a native say that?

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    Default Re: "Is the pain still bad?"

    Sure, or "Does it still hurt a lot?"
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: "Is the pain still bad?"

    Native speakers would definitely say "Does it still hurt a lot?" and "Is the pain still bad?".
    But, a native speaking doctor or other heath care professional would be trained to ask: "How's the pain."

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