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head congestion, low body temperature, should i take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
Palliative Care 27 years experience
It will not: Address the symptoms of congestion. It can be taken for fever or pain. It will not make your already "low" temperature lower.

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