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A 25-year-old male asked:

Paracetamol or aspirin ?which is better for treating headaches.

3 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Vague: Treatment for headaches varies based on type of headache, location, duration, cause and age of the person. It varies from person to person even with exactly the same symptoms. See a doctor for a thorough history and exam.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Paracetamol/aspirin?: There is no such thing as "best" "better" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. See your PCP for evaluation and tests.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: on which one works for you as long as there are no contraindications to you taking either one.

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