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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Normal?: There is no normal medication for lumbar sprain. Would recommend an otc such as Aleve (naproxen) or advil. These should be combined with heat and str ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Ask the doctor: Since it is a prescription the doctor will be deciding what to give you - so just consult with him/her. Oftentimes, there is more than one medication ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Riga Pemba
28 years experience Internal Medicine
NSAIDs : Try motrin, ibuprofen, Naproxen with food and as long as you don't have gastritis or stomach problems.Ice, elevation and rest helps as well. Tylenol ( ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Splint and ice: A bad wrist sprain can be a torn ligament that requires repair. Splint and ice now and see an Orthopaecic hand surgeon.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
What did you take?: Nsaids like Ibuprofen can cause hyperacidity when taken on an empty stomach, so make sure you take them with food in your stomach. You can also take ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Sprained ankle: For sprained ankles, resting is important but probably the hardest to do, icing around the area, compression with comfortable ace-bandage, and elevati ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: As a person recovers from an episode of back pain, it is certainly ok to gradually try to increase your activities. The key in my opinion is gradual, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Unlikely: I think that it's very unlikely that an injury/incident from 10yrs ago would lay dormant then come back to haunt you now but stranger things have been ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Hydrocodone which is: one of the ingredient of the vicodin which can effect the drug test probably will be out of your system by Monday because the half life if Hydrocodone ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rest: Avoid anti-inflamatories like Motrin or aleve if there is a sprain (with instability). Wrap the knee, ice and elevate periodically. Tylenol (acetam ... Read More

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