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Aspirin vs ibuprofen fever

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Describe reactions?: It is unusual to have "allergy" to these 3 drugs together although one can be intolerant to asa and ibuprofen. You may try trilisate (choline magnesi... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Stay well hydrated: Do you have a true allergy or just side effects from these medications. Consult your doctor who knows your history for advice.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ganser
Family medicine 25 years experience
See your doctor soon: 104.5 f fever in a 35 y/o is a very high fever and you need to be seen. You could have a tonsillar abscess or other serious infection. You can take... Read More
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
See physician : With fever this high and the throat pain and est this could be viral or bacterial or fungal. You need to see your physician to clarify the problems.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Fever control: You may take occasion tylenol, (acetaminophen) for fever.Push fluids as well.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
No advisable: Too much of these can cause GI bleeding that can be a big problem.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Yes: They are not related.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Nsaids: This is atricky one, you may or may not be allergic to aspirin, you should consult an allergist for a detailed history and possible testing.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a safe alternative. You can take 2 extra strength (500mg) tablets up to four times per day.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: Typically we tell patients to avoid taking both aspirin and ibuprofen together as they have similar mechanisms of action and can cause adverse effects... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: If you get it consistently then there is no doubt. You seem to be allergic to an entire class of medications called nsaid.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not necessarily: It has long been part of the medications available for use. It has been replaced a lot in common use after being associated with liver failure/death i... Read More

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