breakthrough pain

(BRAYK-throo payn)

Intense increases in pain that occur with rapid onset even when pain-control medication is being used. Breakthrough pain can occur spontaneously or in relation to a specific activity.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "breakthrough pain"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "dolor súbito"

Aumento intenso del dolor que aparece rápidamente aunque se usen medicamentos para controlar el dolor. El dolor súbito se puede presentar espontáneamente o en relación con una actividad específica.