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my father age 81 had a hard fall and bled in the brain. he's home now. is ibuprofen a bad idea since it's a blood thinner? does that matter?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Because has bleeding , Ibuprofen is not good, because is blood thinner. if has pain give him Tylenol.
Answered on Apr 11, 2018
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