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A 16-year-old female asked:

I took advil (ibuprofen) liquid gels and had facial swelling an hour later, few weeks later i took naproxen sodium (liquid gel) no swelling or reaction. how?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Different meds: Although Advil (ibuprofen) and Naproxen are both non-steroidals they are different meds so one can have a reaction to one but not the other.
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