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We are so sorry to say goodbye to Dr Adele Bevan who has relocated. Her patients are now looked after by Dr Thomas Russell.

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SEVERE PAIN LEVELS

If you have a pain level which is 7 or above (as on the chart below) you must attend A&E or ring for an ambulance.

The following table might help you to complete the pain severity questions safely.

SCORESEVERITYLONG DESCRIPTION AND EXAMPLES
0 (none)No painNo pain at all; perfectly normal
1 (mild)Very mildVery minor annoyance; mild twinges; barely noticeable (mosquito bite)
2 (mild)DiscomfortingMinor annoyance; strong twinges (pinch fold of skin)
3 (mild)TolerableAnnoying enough to be distracting; can get used to it and adapt (accidental cut, an injection)
4 (moderate)DistressingCan be ignored if really involved in activity, but still distracting (average toothache, pinching skin really hard with fingernails)
5 (moderate)Very distressingCan't be ignored for more than 30 minutes, but participating in most normal activities (badly sprained ankle)
6 (moderate)IntenseCan't be ignored for any length of time; affecting normal daily activities (severe back pain spasms)
7 (severe)Very intenseMakes it difficult to concentrate; dominates senses; interferes with sleep; can still function with great effort (average migraine)
8 (very severe)Utterly horribleAll physical activity severely limited; can read and converse with great effort (childbirth)
9 (very severe)Excrutiatingly unbearableUnable to speak; crying out or moaning uncontrollably; near delirium (throat cancer; kidney stone)
10 (worst pain imaginable)Unimaginable; unspeakableUnconscious; bedridden; pain makes you pass out (multiple injuries from road accident; crushed limbs)

This table is compiled from multiple sources and is intended to be a guide only

 
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