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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Bring your child to: Er to check for serious brain infection asap .Hope he/ she recovers soon!
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Fever, headache: High fevers in children can be dangerous: risk of seizure, concern for meningitis, infection are of concern. If it hurts when he bends his neck (chin ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hamstring Tendinitis: The most common cause of persistent knee difficulties after arthroscopic knee surgery (or any knee injury) is persistent quad weakness. This in turn c ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) has the lowest risk of stomach problems. Make sure you do not go over the maximum dose on the package.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Both OK: lodine (etodolac) may be a bit easier on your stomach but both will work for pain relief about equally
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Neck: No more ct scans. Talk to your doctor about physical therapy for your neck. Also check onto an ergonomic pillow.Pillowcase.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
19 years experience Pain Management
Options: Antiinflammatories and tylenol (acetaminophen) are the first choice. Prescription strength medications are typically reserved for severe cases.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not if the Motrin is 200mg./tab. Never take more than 3000mg.(15 tabs) per day.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
A normal meal.: A normal meal, not a minimal snack. People taking Motrin on a regular basis should also be on a proton pump inhibitor (prilosec, prevacid, (lansoprazo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Motrin: As prescribed, yes.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Horse pill: That's what my patients call it. A big white horse pill.

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