my pain feels like...How would you describe your pain?

Neuropathic pain affects around 26 million patients worldwide* and approximately 60% of these suffer from localised symptoms**

Patients often describe the symptoms of Localised Neuropathic Pain (LNP) with emotive words such as burning, shooting, stabbing or shocking. You may have other descriptions for your symptoms.

Please use the tool below to help describe in the terms you feel best match how your pain feels and this will assist your doctor in making the right diagnosis for you.

 

Click on the phrases that describe your pain:

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my pain feels like...

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my pain is...

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my pain affects me because it makes me...

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Where do I feel my pain?

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Highlight the areas of the body where you feel pain the most:

"my pain feels like..." summary

The information shown in this page is the summary of the answers the person gave to the "“my pain questionnaire" available on www.mypainfeelslike.com

The questionnaire is meant to improve the communication between patient and doctor, and support the diagnosis process by helping the patient to describe better their pain.

The next step is book an appointment with your doctor and take the summary page of the "my pain questionnaire" along with you.

my pain feels like:

my pain is:

my pain affects me because it makes me:

I feel pain:

Doctors might be more familiar with the terms:

burning, stabbing, shooting, allodynia and hyperalgesia

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Please note: The information on this website cannot replace a patient consulting a healthcare professional. Only a healthcare professional can decide which diagnostic procedures and treatment options are best for an individual patient.

* Pal M. et al. Curr Pharm Des. 2009; 15(9): 1008-26
** Mick G et.al. Pain Management 2012;2(1):71-77.