Chronic Pain Analysis

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Chronic pain is continual and consistent pain that occurred every day for more than three months (Hovind, Bredal, & Dihle, 2013).There are several factors that may contribute to chronic pain such as age, treatment, genetic or surgical technique. Surgery for breast cancer is one of the utmost percentages of emerging persistent pain all over the world. Among the cancer patients, breast cancer patient after surgery would complain of persistent pain. According to Jain, Bansal, Ahmad, Singh, & Yadav, 2012, twenty to sixty eight percent of patients who undergo breast cancer surgery experienced chronic pain. Chronic pain following breast surgery can be a nociceptive, neuropathic or both. Jung, Ahrendt, Oaklander, & Dworkin, 2003, described neuropathic

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