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Doctor insights on: Aspercreme Warnings And Recalls

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Side effectof using aspercreme and the releif of the symptoms ?

Side effectof using aspercreme  and the releif of the symptoms
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Few side effects: The most common side effect to aspercreme would be local skin irritation. There is always chance for a systemic reaction but that would be rare. Overall apercreme should be safe. ...Read more

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Aspercreme ok for children?

Aspercreme ok for children?

I don't recommend it: This is a topical product that contains salycilates. Although it is unlikely it would be absorbed in a significant amount, there is a possibility a kid could ingest some.We have not uses salycilates in kids under 16 for decades since their association with reye syndrome. ...Read more

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Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Aspercreme help shingles pain?

Not best treatment: It could help since it is an analgesic but it might not be the best treatment. If you have active shingles, please visit your doctor, he/she might recommend anti viral medication and anti inflammatory medications. If the pain is persistent after the rash is gone, topical Lidocaine patches along with a nerve pain medication are the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Can I use aspercreme if I'm pregnant?

Yes but: It is safe to use this topically but it is also not particularly effective. I would speak with your obgyn about what exactly is hurting and likely a better solution can be offered. ...Read more

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Is aspercreme safe for a 5 year old has had a stiff neck for 13 1/2 hours used ice

Is aspercreme safe for a 5 year old has had a stiff neck for 13 1/2 hours  used ice

No. : No. The product information states "do not use: •on children under 10 years of age. ". ...Read more

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Could aspercreme be good to use for back ache?

Could aspercreme be good to use for back ache?

Yes: Aspercreme is a reasonable treatment option for back ache. Like just about everything else, it's going to work for some people and it not going to work for others. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme or neosporin relieve severe sunburn pain on feet?

Does aspercreme or neosporin relieve severe sunburn pain on feet?

Better Ideas: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to use aspercreme for menstrual cramps?

Can you explain if it's safe to use aspercreme for menstrual cramps?

Aspercreme: Aspercreme (Trolamine salicylate) is a topical that reduces swelling/ inflammation of muscle & joints. I don't know of any contraindication with menstrual cramps but am not sure how effective it would be. I have read anecdotals of women who found it helped for this purpose. ...Read more

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Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme For my knee?

Can I take Naproxen & use aspercreme   For my knee?

Yes: You can combine oral naproxen with topical asprecreme but don't exceed 500 mg of naproxen twice a day provided that you have normal kidney, and liver functions. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Partial knee replacement 4 wks. I started using aspercreme heat on muscles around knee. Used last night. Just got out of shower and leg burning... ?

Partial knee replacement 4 wks. I started using aspercreme heat on muscles around knee. Used last night. Just got out of shower and leg burning...
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Observe: After knee replacement or other major surgery there can be either numbness or hypersensitivity of local nerves. When you put "heat" creme on hypersensitive nerves, it can cause a burning sensation. It's probably not dangerous. Worth watching if the sensation gets better when you withhold the creme. The main thing to do is make sure you get your range of motion back and strengthen you knee. ...Read more

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Does aspercream have asprin in it?

Does aspercream have asprin in it?

Sort of: It contains salicylates and aspirin is an acetylsalicylate. Same family and pharmacological mechanism of action/toxicity profile. ...Read more

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My 3 year old granddaughter rubbed aspercream all over her face and arms can this harm her?

My 3 year old granddaughter rubbed aspercream all over her face and arms can this harm her?

Aspirin Aspercreme: First of all, wash the addected areas well with soap and water. Then call poison control - 1-800-222-1222. Chances are great that it won't hurt her provided she has no influenza symptoms currently. Please be careful with medications when there are younger children in the house. Always keep them locked and out of their reach. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of mg?

What are the warning signs of mg?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis can present in different forms. For example, patient with ocular mg may present with variable ptosis of one or the both eyes. Patient may also have on/off diplopia. Systemic signs could be difficulty with doing repeatitive activities in the form of fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

What are the warning signs of stroke?

See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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