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will advil make me gain weight

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Probably not: Weight gain due to taking advil (ibuprofen) is not a reported side effect, nor have i encoutered that complaint in general practice. Your toothache m ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: You hurt. Many people eat more to try to take the edge off. As you have figured out by now, advil (ibuprofen) will not "cure" your infection. As so ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Weight gain not due to advil. See DDS for toothache.

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Water retention: Any of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications can cause water retention. They can also cause high blood pressure or interfere with blood pres ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any NSAID can cause weight gain. Advil (ibuprofen) is a weak agent which interferes with aspirin. Physician should advise.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not hair loss: It can cause some weight gain as you can retain fluids from it, but your kidneys are the main thing to worry about, so be cautious. It can also lead t ... Read More
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Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Medications: Try to stick to one type of over the counter medication. Which one works best and go for it. Its not good to use alot of them as they put a load on yo ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
5ml of 100mg/5ml li: The dose is 4.5 milligrams per pound of body weight (for metric users, that's 10mg per kilo). For example: a 20-pound child would get about 90mg (20 x ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Coccyx pain : Your pain is common for people who are very thin and can be helped by sitting on a gel donut.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Painful hands: Since this has been going time for sometime, i would soak her hands in warm water 4-5 times daily to ease the muscle pain.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: First things first. If it hurts, stop doing it! after sustaining an injury, we often recommend rice (rest, ice, compression & elevation). If that does ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See MD, Stop Advil (ibuprofen): Sounds like you have already done enough watching and waiting. Go to your physician for an examination to check for disc injury and other problems. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Knee Nightmare: Knee pain can be a symptom of a local problem or referred from another joint like the hip or ankle. Most intrinsic problems of the knee, if acute, ar ... Read More
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