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How does ibuprofen work

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Anti-inflammatory: Gets rid of inflammation, reduces temperature, pain killer.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
What symptoms?: Please clarify your answer .
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Exercise & water: You need to drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Do your best to avoid second hand smoke. It will help to start your day w ... Read More
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Multisystem/ URT: How long has this been going on ? Could be viral or bacterial . Any fever . 72-96 hours should be evaluated .May need antibiotics for sinusitis/ bronc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
22 years experience Dentistry
Tooth ache: See a dentist! you may be able to alternate with tylenol (acetaminophen) and ask your dentist if you can take up to 800mg of advil or Ibuprofen depend ... Read More
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
11 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Its important to identify the actual cause of the pain. Generally, Ibuprofen is an excellent over the counter pain killer for tooth pain. If you have ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Hyde
41 years experience Dentistry
Go to dentist: If it doesn't resolve quickly the best solution is to see a dental professional to have the tooth evaluated. It may be a minor problem which could bec ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Short answer: Is: go see a doctor. If you don't have any nausea, vomiting, or visual difficulty, chances are low, but not zero, that you have a brain injury, assum ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Migraines ?: Might be migraines which require a different type it medication ..consult your physician
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Weisberg
54 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
NO: This should not hurt you. One problem may be aggravating acid reflux.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
In what way?: It can relieve pain of certain types and if it relieves pain a can allow a person to relax and go to sleep. It can also allow person to function more ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No scientific answer: Ibuprofen is the generic ingredient sold as Motrin, Advil, (ibuprofen) etc. There is no scientific reason why a generic should work better than a bran ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You should: probably call off. Fever is often a sign of a contagious infection and I am certain your boss and workmates would prefer not to be exposed. If the fev ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cure versus symptoms: That is not a lot of medicine overall, but it is just for symptom relief and does nothing to treat or cure the underlying problem. I would bet that yo ... Read More
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