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A 22-year-old male asked:

will my stomach ulcer still heal if i take omeprazole and ranitidine, but also aspirin every day? aspirin hurts but i have chronic headache .

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Stop Aspirin: Not only is the answer a very loud no. But, Aspirin over use can cause head aches. You have to find a different way to treat your head ache.
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Better choices: There are better choices, smoking and alcohol aggravate gastritis you should talk to your doctor about why you have chronic headaches.

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A 23-year-old male asked:

I injured my back weight-lifting four days ago. I've had pain, minor spasms, and loss of appetite. Advil (ibuprofen) was giving me heartburn. What shoul I do?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See MD, Stop Advil (ibuprofen): Sounds like you have already done enough watching and waiting. Go to your physician for an examination to check for disc injury and other problems. Over the counter analgesics, physical therapy, massage therapy, yoga and acupuncture may help. Initiall cold, then warm compresses after a day or two. If not resolving, i send my patients for x-ray, mri, and referral to ortho and/or pain clinic.
A 25-year-old member asked:

I'm 25 my bones ache.. have lots of headache migraines eye twitches ..body aches a lot no strength ..weak. no energy what should I do?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
Need Testing: Sounds like some sort of electrolyte(minerals in your blood like sodium, potassium or calcium) disturbance. You need to see a doctor to get this sorted out asap.
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A 50-year-old female asked:

I strained my calf muscle during impact in exercise class 2 days ago. I have no bruising or swelling but not able to bear much weight and pain with calf muscle contraction. Should I see doc or continue to rest and offload. Or should I begin stretching a

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
RICE: Rest, apply ice, compression and ease off that leg. With time (1-2 weeks) and limited activity, may help you regain your leg function back. If it persists, see your doctor.
Tacoma, WA
A 38-year-old female asked:

Low vitamin d (12), fatigue with muscle and joint pain. Daily issue, restless legs at night...Possible fibromyalgia? How to test for it?

4 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Several tests needed: Fibromyalgia has no specific tests. It is more of a pattern of tender painful sites on the body, and exclusion of other possibilities. A low vitamin d level can cause many symptoms, which should resolve with supplementation. Have doctor prescribe amount. Restless legs are possibly unrelated, and treatment is available. Muscle/joint pains have many possible causes for which screen test can be done.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Another cause of achey joints and deep muscle pain is anti-Cholesterol medications. If you are on cholesterol lowering medication talk to your doctor about getting off it and see if your joint pain and muscle aches go away.
Aug 16, 2012
A member asked:

Re stopping pradaxa: how many days in advance my scheduled x-stop spacer implant back surgery should I stop taking this blood thinner? I take a 150mg capsule twice a day. I started this prescription on 11/17/2012 and prior to that I took 7.5mg Coumadin

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Consult your doc: This question should have been addressed by your surgeon in consultation with the doctor who put you on it. The proper answer also needs to take into account why you are on the pradaxa. You may need to take Heparin injections between the time you stop the Pradaxa and the surgery.

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