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how much ibuprofen for 11 year old

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
YES : Yes or call her pediatrician right away this is not an orthopedic problem for a forum like this it could be an emergency please do not delay.
Dr. Rebecca Butler
13 years experience Pediatrics
She : She should be evaluated immediately. The best way to determine the source of abdominal pain is a good physical exam and history by a physician. The a ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs to be seen: Can't really tell by your description is it trauma or allergic reaction, or got inflammed/infected, is she otherwise fine? No breathing problems, no s ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably unrelated: A concussion can cause headaches and/or lower the threshold for a headaches shortly after the concussion (within a couple of weeks). However, it's har ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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See doctor: yes, it might be related to the concussion. It is very unusual to start migraines at 11 yo. See a neurologist soon
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
High for most: The recommended dose is 10 mg/kg which would be appropriate for for a kid who weighs 88 lb or the average 12 yo male. The dose for the average 8 yo ma ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes she can: But read the labels carefully, don't exceed recommended dosage/duration, take after meals not on an empty stomach, usually the dose for kids is 5-10 m ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: I strongly recommend against giving your 2 year old gravel at any time!
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
She will be ok: Standard dose of ibuprofen for a child between 24 and 35 pounds is 100 mg. This is safe to take up to 4 times a day, so she has had a double dose wit ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rothwell
23 years experience Family Medicine
Ibuprofen in kids: Unfortunately, recommendations for dosing of medications is, at least in my state, against regulations since your not established as a patient with my ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: The recommended dose is 10 mg/kg and the average 7 yo (@20kg) would take no more than 200 mg at one time.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Weight dependent: The dosing of this medication is generally 10mg/kg or one tsp (100mg) per 22 lb.If you know your child's weight, you can sort this out.
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