How do you talk to your doctor about your pain?

30 August of 2010
Your visit to your doctor is very important and, therefore, must prepare carefully; if you are well prepared and informed can help your doctor to do a proper diagnosis and effective treatment.

We have adapted a text by the American Pain Foundation with some tips that can help to talk to your doctor about your pain.

Prepare your next visit with care. It is important to write his Journal of Pain, with all that has experienced since last visit.
Bring written questions and concerns. It is also appropriate to note the doctor's answers; if accompanying a family member or friend ask you to take note of the responses, Sometimes the stress of the visit itself makes you forget some important issues.