Precipitating or palliative:
what brings it on? What makes it better? worse? When did you first notice it?
Region or radiation:
- Quality or quantity: How does it look, feel, or sound?
- How intense/severe is it?
Where is it? Does it spread anywhere?
How bad is it (on a scale of 1 to 10)? Is it getting better, worse, or staying the same?
Onset-Exactly when did it first occur? Duration-How long did it last? Frequency -How often does it occur?