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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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What is the difference of nsaid and ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

What is the difference of nsaid and ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

Definition: Nsaids stand for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Ansaid (flurbiprofen) is a brand name of Flurbiprofen which is an nsaid. ...Read more

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When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?

Probably not.: Based on studies, the most common nonsteroidal antiinflamatory agents (nsaids) side effects include: nausea; abdominal pain (stomach pain); heartburn; dizziness; an unexplained rash; constipation; diarrhea; gas; vomiting. Side effects of nsaids that require immediate medical attention, include chest pain, shortness of breath, or weakness on one part of your body (possible stroke or heart attack). ...Read more

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Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, can't find it in the store?

Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, can't find it in the store?

NSAID?: Non steroidal anti inflammatory meds, most notably aspirin, are absorbed within an hour or less. This class includes naproxyn, Ibuprofen and others that require rx. ...Read more

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Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, is this prescribed?

Ansaid (flurbiprofen), what is it, is this prescribed?

NSAID?: Non steroidal anti inflammatory meds, most notably aspirin, are absorbed within an hour or less. This class includes naproxyn, Ibuprofen and others that require rx. ...Read more

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How fast can the drug ansaid (flurbiprofen) be absorbed?

How fast can the drug ansaid (flurbiprofen) be absorbed?

NSAID?: Non steroidal anti inflammatory meds, most notably aspirin, are absorbed within an hour or less. ...Read more

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What can I take for RA pain naturally. I'm unable to take ansaids, (flurbiprofen) sulfates. Stomach burns?

What can I take for RA pain naturally. I'm unable to take ansaids, (flurbiprofen) sulfates. Stomach burns?

Ask your doctor: This question needs to be addressed to your rheumatologist. That is the person who knows your prior meds and your current disease activity. ...Read more

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What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

What is the differene between flurbiprofen vs ibuprofen?

Similar meds: Flurbiprofen and Ibuprofen are two different medications in the same class of medications called nsaids (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs). Drugs in this class are used for treating pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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Which one is to be used for tooth ache ansiad (flurbiprofen) or aspirin?

Which one is to be used for tooth ache ansiad (flurbiprofen) or aspirin?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen seems to work very well for toothaches especially when taking A dose in the range of 600 to 800 mg 2-3 times per day, ... This is safe to do as long as it is not done for an extended period of time for example Weston one week. I recommend that you see a dentist to find out the cause of this problem Will call ...Read more

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Is flurbiprofen ok for you?

Is flurbiprofen ok for you?

Should Be: If you are not allergic to NSAIDS or ibuprofen. I commonly use this medication in topical compounds for pain/inflammation. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for pills to start working I'm currently taking flurbiprofen to reduce eyelid swelling?

How much time does it take for pills to start working I'm currently taking flurbiprofen to reduce eyelid swelling?

Stye: Eyelid swelling can be from a serious infection of the lid like cellulitis, or you could be getting a stye. If you're currently only self medicating with flurbiprofen, you should be seeking the care of an eye doctor to see if you also need antibiotic eye drops, ointment, or oral antibiotics. Seek treatment right away. ...Read more

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My eyes often become reddish and irritating. Applying flurbiprofen drops cures it. Shall we apply this eye drops frequently whenever required?

My eyes often become reddish and irritating. Applying flurbiprofen drops cures it. Shall we apply this eye drops frequently whenever required?

Chronic flurbiprofen: Your description sounds like you are dealing with dry eye symptoms. Flurbiprofen likely helps but is not indicated for long-term use and could lead to problems. I would recommend trying artificial tears, warm compresses to the eyes twice daily, and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to see if the symptoms improve. If not, I would see an eye doctor to determine the etiology and start treatment. ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Flurbiprofen (Definition)

Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Ansaid (Definition)

Ansaid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more