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does ibuprofen help sore throat

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Allergies/asthma: The symptoms you describe sound like they might be caused by allergies to something in your indoor or outdoor environment (pollens, dust, grass, pet f ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
See Pediatrician: Strep throat often presents with sore throat and fevers. A quick strep test can be done, even at many cvss. If bacterial cultures are negative and it ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Why don't you speak with your pediatrician or primary care doctor? If you have none i would still suggest having him evaluated in a urgent care center ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Dreyer
62 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly should see: A child with 102 that returns after meds for 2 days may have a serious illness that needs a professional it may be strep or another needs med if exam ... Read More
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Dr. Angel Carrasco
52 years experience Neurology
Yes, you can: No contraindication for neither one
Dr. Marc Katz
Dr. Marc Katz answered
21 years experience Clinical Psychology
Aspirin on Lexapro (escitalopram): Should be ok. I've never heard of a problem with the two. If concerned, contact your treating physician.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Yes you can, but do get it looked at if soreness continues.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually ok: If your child doesn't have an allergy to motrin, it should be safe to give this medication. Make sure that you follow the instructions for dosing and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sore Throat: Aleve (naproxen) contains Naproxen and advil constains ibuprofen. The pain relief effects of aleve (naproxen) may last longer than advil. You really ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Brain bleed?: Unfortunately, head injuries and concussions are common. Stuff just happens. Theoretically, Motrin and Advil might have a higher chance of bleeding in ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pharyngitist: Likely viral pharyngitis. Treat symptomatically as you are. If not resolved in 10 days, see MD or ENT doc.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Be careful: Don`t need to worried, but be careful if you get short of breath or have audible stridor ( heavy wheezy like breathing ). Go back ti the ER if that h ... Read More
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