incident pain


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incident pain

Pain due to a sudden, forceful, unanticipated, or unusual body movement or posture.
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Typically, this kind of pain is gradual in onset and has a longer duration than both incident pain that is related to movement and idiopathic forms of breakthrough pain.
IC) Incident pain is usually caused by activity that can be anticipated and pretreated.

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