A 45-year-old member asked:
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i tried paracetamol and nothing worked but when i took an allergy tablet, i started to feel better. what happened?

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Dr. Rajiv Arora
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies: Sxs are more likely due to allergies. Paracetamol does not help with allergies.
Answered on Jul 25, 2014

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