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Pain is an important body signal.

It indicates that something is wrong with our body, whether we may be sick or we should change something in our way of life. Although pain is a part of life, we want to be burdened as little as possible by it pain. Even if we can treat pain very well: avoiding and managing pain is even better.

WHEN TO GO TO A DOCTOR
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WHEN TO GO TO A DOCTOR

Although many forms of pain are avoidable or well suitable for self-treatment, a consultation at the physician is mandatory in many cases.

These are:

  • If your pain or fever is not treatable
  • Fever above 40°C
  • When the reason for a pain or a fever is not clear
  • When pain remains or with chronic pain
  • When you have a life-threatening disease
  • When you have lost your consciousness during a pain or fever
  • When you have unexpected side-effects or an allergy from your self-treatment
  • When you suffer from dyspnea
  • When you experience an unintended weight loss.
  • Infected or not healing wounds

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