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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have mild psa. my spine pains. doc prescribed only acetaminophen for now when it pains only, it helps. but will it reduce inflammation in the body?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 30 years experience
No, it will not,,,: Acetaminophen is only able to reduce pain. It has no effect on inflammation. Other meds like Ibuprofen and Aspirin can reduse both pain and inflammation. Best of luck.
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