Doctors for Cancer Pain in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Cancer commonly brings a great deal of pain due to the presence of a tumour which spreads to the bones and other parts of the body, and the strain of the treatment. Also, many patients also suffer from diseases like arthritis, migraines and chronic back pain. The pain is also usually associated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
HOW IS CANCER PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Pain is always self diagnosable as the patient is the one who feels it. Cancer diagnostic procedures by an oncologiest also support the diagnosis.
HOW IS CANCER PAIN TREATED?
The oncologist will ask you about the intensity of the pain and prescribe analgesics accordingly. These include non opioid or opiod medicines, as well as anti depressants and other anti seizure medicines.
DID YOU KNOW?
Phantom cancer pain is an imaginary pain that a patient imagines to be present in an organ that has been removed during cancer treatment.