A pain scale is a way for people to measure their pain so that doctors can help plan how best to control it. Most pain scales use numbers from 0 to 10: 0 means no pain and 10 means the worst pain the person has ever known or felt.
Use the list below to find the number that best describes your pain.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David Messenger, MD|
|Last Revised||September 13, 2012|
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