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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Can 1000mg of aspirin cause od symptoms ? Not suicidal just had a bad headache and took 2 and they were 500mg each. I'm 275lbs 6'8"

Can 1000mg of aspirin cause od symptoms ? Not suicidal just had a bad headache and took 2 and they were 500mg each. I'm 275lbs 6'8"

Please explain: I don't understand your use of the small case letters "od." Do you mean Oppositional Defiance? As far as I am aware there is no dose of aspirin that is known to cause psychiatric symptoms of any type. Good choice for a headache so long as you don't overdo it. ...Read more

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If a severe headache is localized at the top of your head, is this a cause for concern other than treatment with aspirin?

Severe headache: The location of the headache in your case doesn't add any value to the diagnosis or treatment decision. You can use Aspirin to treat it. If worse or other symptoms occur, seek urgent care clinic or er evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop a swollen lip cause by aspirin pill?, i took an aspirin for a headache i had and now i'm getting symptoms of rashes and swollen lips.

How can I stop a swollen lip cause by aspirin pill?, i took an aspirin for a headache i had and now i'm getting symptoms of rashes and swollen lips.

Allergy?: It sounds like you may have developed an allergy to aspirin. See a physician for confirmation but in no circumstance take it again unless you are cleared by a physician first. Often, allergic reactions become more severe with each exposure and they can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Why does my headache not go away with anything, it causes neck pain and pressure in my head. I take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, muscle relaxant nothing helps ?

Why does my headache not go away with anything, it causes neck pain and pressure in my head. I take Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, muscle relaxant nothing helps ?

Can be Aurable....: For most people, dealing with a headache goes no further than taking a common over the counter medication, maybe relaxing for awhile, and the pain is gone. Bu,t there are some headaches that come with much more intensiveness, in clusters, or with vision and sensory distortions that simply defy the usual headache treatment remedies. Your needs will best be met by seeking out a headache specialist. ...Read more

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Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Can I use lose dose aspirin for a headache?

Can I use lose dose aspirin for a headache?

maybe: If you have had ulcers, problems with Aspirin and other anti-inflammatory meds (ibuprofen, naproxen, others), you should not use aspirin. Otherwise you could try it. The low dose may not be as effective as 'normal' doses, but may be worth a try. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

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