A 25-year-old female asked:
Hi is it safe to apply ibuprofen gel on my chest. almost where my heart is. coz that the area that has pain. thx in advance for your help.
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwuanswered
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: It will help with muscular-skeletal pain but will not help with ischemic pain.
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