Describing pain and symptoms
It can be surprisingly difficult describing pain and symptoms and exactly how pain feels.
Each of us experiences our pain differently, making it highly subjective—and that makes it a challenge for a doctor to evaluate.
There is a useful site to describe pain and symptoms to a doctor.
Listen to 4 people describe the ailments and accidents that they had, including a last one that is more self-inflicted than an accident.
In the Learning Centre there is a whole section on visiting the doctor and describing symptoms, including an extended vocabulary section.