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My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

My face has been hurting a lot for a while. i heard it could be an allergy to aleve, should i quit? didnt take any today, im taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) for aller

Unlikely: It is unlikely that is could be due to Aleve (naproxen). You may have sinus pressure from allergies or a sinus infection. Other causes of facial pain could include Temporomandibular joint pain or trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I'm curious what could happen if you take 11 Aleve and 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to treat allergies?

I'm curious what could happen if you take 11 Aleve and 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to treat allergies?

See details: You will end up in the er with significant GI irritation (ulcers, bleeds) and possible kidney damage. If you are thinking of doing this, get help immediately. ...Read more

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If I have an allergy to Advil can I taje aleve (naproxen)?

If I have an allergy to Advil can I taje aleve (naproxen)?

Absolutely not: If you are allergic to one, it is almost certain you are allergic to both. ...Read more

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What does Aleve (naproxen) allergy do to you?

What does Aleve (naproxen) allergy do to you?

Varies: The allergy symptoms can vary from person to person, depending on the organs affected. The worst case is throat swelling leading to death. ...Read more

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Is a humidifier helpful to Aleve (naproxen) allergy simptoms at night?

Is a humidifier helpful to Aleve (naproxen) allergy simptoms at night?

HUMID AIR IS GOOD!: Humid air is good for most inhalent allergies. The best is warm humid air, hence the reason that swimming is a good sport for people with mild asthma. Conversely, very dry cold air will worsen symptoms. ...Read more

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I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

I have chills and slight nausea. What medicine should I take- Aleve for the bad fever or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the allergy?

Perhaps both: You could take both but you didn't mention any specific allergy symptoms. Nausea could easily be a symptom of infection. And chills are not a symptom of allergy. In that case Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will only make you sleepy. It's not a very good medication for nausea. Take your Ibuprofen and go to bed. ...Read more

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I'm taking Aleve (naproxen) for mild knee injury. while getting allergy shots will it minimize reactions? Can it mask reactions? Should I let my allergist know?

Yes.A simple phone: call to your Dr's nurse with the above info and a call back number,if needed,can be the easiest way to get word to Doc.Aleve (naproxen) should not affect your allergy shots in any way. ...Read more

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Possible naproxen allergy? Increased bp, heart rate, intense red itch tops of feet, arms, torso. Went to dr, ekg&bp normal by arrival. Didn't link Aleve use until today, used in frequently in past.

Possible naproxen  allergy? Increased bp, heart rate, intense red itch tops of feet, arms, torso. Went to dr, ekg&bp normal by arrival. Didn't link Aleve use until today, used in frequently in past.

Quite possibly: The reaction you describe certainly sounds like an allergic reaction to something you ingested , possibly the aleve (naproxen). Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) are fairly allergenic, and you develop an allergy to something at any point. So if the timeline to your symptoms fits with aleve (naproxen) ingestion, i would be highly suspicious. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for acute relief of current symptoms. ...Read more

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Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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