Breakthrough Pain or BTP is different from Chronic or Persistent
pain in that it comes on suddenly and can last for several hours
at a time. Breakthrough pain periodically surfaces above and
beyond a patients normal chronic pain levels. Atlanta pain
management doctors will also treat you break through pain needs
as they are different then your long lasting pain. "Breakthrough
pain" gets it's name because it breaks through the pain
medication, it can be triggered by a number of things but
usually it is caused by doing something that triggers the extra
pain. It also may be a sign that the body is developing a
tolerance to the current medication in which case your should
consult an Atlanta pain management doctor.
|If left untreated,
Breakthrough pain can harm a person's sense of well being,
disrupt daily activities, and interfere with disease related
treatment schedules. It can even make it more difficult to
accurately treat persistent pain symptoms.
Management Clinic in Georgia can help you manage your
Breakthrough pain symptoms and get you back to feeling better.
The pain management doctors are available to help you take
control of your life and your body so you can live without the
pain. BTP is often one of the common symptoms from cancer pain
and if left untreated can be severely traumatizing.