can my son six years old take some advil (ibuprofen) after sustained a minor head injustries with larcesion with two stiches he was @ scholl playing power rangers with his school mates but accidential ran into a tree
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Pediatrics 21 years experience
Try : Try giving Acetaminophen (tylenol) first. Pain relievers containing Ibuprofen or Naproxen can prevent the blood from clotting properly and can worsen the bleeding around his injuries. If his symptoms appear to be worsening instead of improving, give his doctor a call.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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