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Aleve Allergic Reaction
I'm diagnosed with SLE. Prescribed plaquenil & naproxen. Took IBprofin instead of naproxen & woke up with a rash. Allergic reaction or something else?
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
B6 toxicity is well recognized: There are a few questions that need to be asked in this case. Exactly how much B6 was the patient taking? According to recommended standards 200mg daily is the limit. Toxicity is thought to occur at levels of 1000mg. daily and above though much lower have been reported on rare occasions(100-300mg). Secondly, what exactly was the quality of her pain? Described symptoms of neural toxicity involves sensory neuropathy described mainly as burning dysesthesias and numbness. The case talks about a RADICULOPATHY. That is typically not the same type of pain as we find in chemical toxicities. Pain in the feet could very well be dysesthesias but the history could be a bit more specific there in order to attach more positive points for B6 sequelae. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16320662 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
21 year-old woman with acute onset of New Daily Persistent Headaches a year ago, unresponsive to the various prescription medications, but.....?
Like what: First what kind of relief you are getting and from what. In order to help you we need more information. Good luck ...Read more
No: No if it is true allergy you can not take aleve,as it belongs to the group of Non Stroidals .You did not describe the symptoms of the allergic reaction.anyway consult your doctor and discuss what kind of allergic symptoms you had to establish your allergy to Advil You also can not take Aspirin if you have true allergy to Advil ...Read more
How can I tell the difference between heat rash, and a reaction to taking Aleve. Do either require medical attention?
Not enough info: As to skin rashes, seeing IS believing. I recommend that, if you can't get in to see your own doctor, you go to an urgent care center for evaluation. Alternatively, you could do a Virtual Consult with one of our doctors. You would need to do an audiovisual consult and upload a picture of the rash. The urgency depends on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more
I have two red spots on each arm & leg in different places scabbing over, not itchy.. Just started 2 Aleve daily - Could this be a reaction?
See PCP re meds ?: Advil and Ibuprofen are the same thing so if you have a true allergy to the product then you cannot take an NSAID till cleared by an allergist. Aleve and Naproxen are the same product, they are also nsaids while Aspirin belongs to a different family of drugs and can also be used if deemed appropriate by your pcp. See your pcp to clarify as to what meds you can and cannot take. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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