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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Daughter has high fever & stomach pain, probably a virus. When fever is down from tylenol/advil, she keeps shaking uncontrollably. What can be reason?

Daughter has high fever & stomach pain, probably a virus. When fever is down from tylenol/advil, she keeps shaking uncontrollably. What can be reason?

Virus in the blood.: Once a virus gets into cells, it begins to hyjack it to become a virus-making factory. Once there is enough virus, the infected cell will either shed the virus or else, burst open, leaving millions of virus particles in the blood stream. This sults in the sensation of feeling cold and triggering rigors. When immunity kicks in, they are responsible for the fever and sweats seen with viral inf. ...Read more

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Last night i drank took an aleve (naproxen) 5 hours later and went to sleep woke up with stomach pains. then at 11 pm took an advil and got stomach pains am i ok?

Last night i drank took an aleve (naproxen) 5 hours later and went to sleep woke up with stomach pains. then at 11 pm took an advil and got stomach pains am i ok?

Probably: But it's a bad idea to combine Aleve, (naproxen) which is a NonSteroidalAntiInflammatoryDrug (NSAID) with alcohol. They can both have a toxic effect on the lining of your stomach. Should you develop blac, tarry stools, or vomiting, consult your physician at once ...Read more

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Can going off aleve (naproxen) give you bad headaches? i had to take advil cause aleve (naproxen) was giving me bad stomach pains, last one i took was friday, so is this wh

Acid reflux: Coming off a leave just like coming off any anti-inflammatory can lead to increased inflammation and rebound headaches can occur. But be very careful because both Aleve (naproxen) and ibuprofen are capable of irritating the stomach and increasing the acid reflux. ...Read more

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The past couple of days i've had intense waves of stomach pain that come and go. It started on my vegas trip after i took Advil (ibuprofen) at a buffet.

The past couple of days i've had intense waves of stomach pain that come and go. It started on my vegas trip after i took Advil (ibuprofen) at a buffet.

Possible ulcer: Go see a physician today to be examined. Sounds like you need to evaluated for gastritis/ulcer. Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that is associated with ulcers as is advil (ibuprofen). Get checked for both, may need to see a gastroenterologist. In the meantime try some Prilosec over the counter and avoid advil (ibuprofen). Best wishes! ...Read more

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I always have aheadache every week and take Advil (ibuprofen) pill but no result continue all day and feel thraw up but i can't also make me stomach pain?

I always have aheadache every week and take Advil (ibuprofen) pill but no result   continue all day and feel thraw up but i can't  also make me stomach pain?

This sounds serious: Headaches like you describe can be from migraine. Migraine requires treatment from a headache specialist or from a neurologist. There is good medication made just for treating migraine but you will need a prescription. Go see your doctor or go to er and ask for help. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, green stools 1-2 times/ month for ~1 year. Not diet related. Could this be related to over use of advil (ibuprofen)?

Stomach pain, green stools 1-2 times/ month for ~1 year. Not diet related. Could this be related to over use of advil (ibuprofen)?

Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) commonly irritates the stomach.Try not taking it and see if the pain goes away.It is not related to green stools but can cause microscopic amounts of blood in the stool. ...Read more

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Got stomach pain after eating almonds what can I do or should I go to the hospital i tried taking advil (ibuprofen)?

Got stomach pain after eating almonds what can I do or should I go to the hospital i tried taking advil (ibuprofen)?

Time frame: Almonds by themselves do not predispose you to having pain .However, they are difficult to digest if taken in large amounts, the also contain a high amount f fat, which is hard to digest. Drink plenty of water and try tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of advil. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more