A 16-year-old male asked:
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is it okay to take motrin for relief from head trauma? i've heard that it can be called a blood thinner and those can increase bleeding in the brain.

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: but usually not a problem. Do not worry and check with your doc. No reason to wait. Good luck.
Answered on Jun 12, 2017
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Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
No worry: Motrin or ibuprofen is not a blood thinner and will not cause bleeding in the brain/
Answered on Jun 12, 2017
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