A 33-year-old female asked:
how to treat a g6pd deficient person when he collapses however his hemoglobin levels good? weakness all over despite getting via vein paracetamol!
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Specializes in Medicina Estética
Quit Paracetamol: As all other medications of the same class called Non-Steroid Anti inflammatories; Cause Hematies destruction as well as neutropenia, agranulocitopenia, pancitopenia and leucopenia.
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What are the differences between ibuprofen and acetaminophen?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Length of effect: Both treat fever and pain. Ibuprofen lasts 6-8 hours while Acetaminophen lasts about 4 hours. Sometimes, one seems to work better than the other, either for certain symptoms or for certain children. (for instance, i find Ibuprofen more helpful for sore throats, usually.) pick the one that helps the most for your child, for their symptoms.
(the "alternating" idea isn't recommended.).
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What should I do if my babys had a fever for five days, and tylenol (acetaminophen) isnt making it better?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Call your doctor: When your baby has had fever for more than 3-5 days that does not seem to be resolving, they need to be examined to determine if the cause is serious and what treatment is required. Don't forget that a baby can be sick without a fever, and as a parent, you know your child best. Fever is just a symptom, and by itself is not harmful and is part of the bodies natural immune response to illness.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
18 month old has fever (~99 to 100) for past 2 days, appetite ok. On tylenol, (acetaminophen) what next?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
Keep hydrated: Lots of liquids and keep them comfortable. Liquids are more important than getting in solid food right now. Count number of wet diapers and if decreased this could be a sign of dehydration. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomfort but not to treat the fever, fever isn't dangerous. If your child has a fever (greater than 100.4) for more than 3 days make an appt with your pediatrician for an evaluation.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Is there a significant difference between getting arteries from your arm for heart bypass instead of veins from your leg?
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Cardiology 28 years experience
Maybe better: There is debate in cardiovascular surgery whether radial arteries have better long term results than saphenous vein grafts. Assuming the surgeon is experienced in handling the radial artery, the results are at least as good as vein grafts and maybe better over the long run.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
My husband is diabetic and has numb toes on one foot and today has bulging veins on that shin and numbness and puffiness. Will this wait till monday to see doctor or is this an ER situation?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Have it looked at: If it is only on one foot then there is a chance he could have a blood clot in that leg and should be looked at today. Swelling in one foot and numbness that came on all of a sudden shouldnt wait. Good luck.
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