Tag Archives: Pain

Painful Progress

The problem with pain is that it is what we say it is. One patient may rate their pain a 10 (on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the absolute worse), while a similar patient with similar pain may rate theirs as a two. And there is no objective way to tell […]

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Rash Decision

“Didn’t it hurt?” That’s the first thing I asked the 81 year-old female patient of mine, as she was trying to look up at me through a swollen eyelid. “I noticed tingling on my forehead,” she explained, “But I wasn’t aware there was a rash until someone pointed it out to me. It never was […]

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