The symptom of pain tells the victim that something is wrong with the body. Sometimes, the cause of pain is never diagnosed. It is important to be as specific as possible about pain to help physicians diagnose the cause. If you believe this pain to be life-threatening, call 911 immediately
Sudden Onset Pain
Pinpoint the location of sudden pain. Click on the location of the pain below.
Slow or Gradual Onset Pain
In most cases of slow onset pain, it is advisable to call your physician and make an appointment. If the pain has become unbearable
, either call 911 or proceed directly to a hospital emergency department.