A 63-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

Cant take aspirin or Advil (ibuprofen) due to upcoming biopsy. I have a wicked headache. Any suggestions on what to take or do to relieve the pain?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience in Pathology
Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Take tylenol (acetaminophen).
Answered on Nov 23, 2016
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Unless a person has kidney problems or uncontrolled high blood pressure, they can still take medications such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) even if ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: not on an empty stomach though. Also, if headaches are recurrent, please discuss this with your doctor
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience in Urgent Care
Yes: All anti-inflammatory medications increase risk for a cardiovascular event (mi, stroke, death). These risk seems to be associated with higher doses. ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
NSAIDS: NSAIDS are associated with such side effects. In your case, you are young and NSAIDs may not cause heart attack or stroke at this stage. People with u ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month