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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

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I sometimes get a headache on the left side... What could it be? Most importantly it doesn't go away untill i take an aspirin

Could be many things: Headaches can be tricky. While most are not serious, occasionally a headache can be a sign of a serious problem. Headaches that begin suddenly, are very different than any previous headache, are more severe than any previous headache, or are accompanied by other symptoms, should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I checked my BP this a.m. it was 99 after I ate it was 110. I've had a headache since this morning, I took aspirin. What should I do?

Normal BP: Your BPs are normal for a 21 yo woman and require no attention. I know you wrote about headache yesterday. Is your headache primarily on 1 side?, pounding? associated with nausea? are you light sensitive? IF the answer to any is yes, ask your dr for migraine treatment. Meanwhile, try Acetaminophen 1,000 mg with your aspirin. Next time, try Ibuprofen 400-600 mg with food with/without acetaminophen. ...Read more

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I just took two aspirins for my headache but i can't sleep so when is it safe to take zzzquil or is it ok now?

I just took two aspirins for my headache but i can't sleep so when is it safe to take zzzquil or is it ok now?

Zzzquil : Helps you sleep because it contains benadryl. (diphenhydramine) Benadryl has idiosyncratic reaction in some producing tardive dyskinesia, which causes uncontrollable movement of limbs, is permanent and has no good treatment. I would never use Benadryl unless person having severe allergic reaction. No tylenol (acetaminophen) pm! sleep hygiene best: www.Sleep foundation.Org/article/ask-the-expert/sleep. ...Read more

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Will taking an aspirin everyday effect my health? It's for headaches I wake up with, down to stress but it's improving gradually.

It should be fine: As a young person, taking aspirin every day should be safe unless you are taking it in too great of doses. Aspirin is a blood thinner as well as a pain medication and can lead to easy bruising or uncontrollable bleeding. The greater question is why does a young person need aspirin every day for headaches. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello so i took aspirin because i had a really small headache and now after i took it im freakin out is it safe to take aspirin without pain?

Family practice : Have you ever been told that Aspirin is bad for you. It is safe to take with or without pain. We often recommend taking Aspirin daily to help prevent heart attack and stroke. If you have an ulcer you shouldn't take aspirin. ...Read more

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I have a terrible headache and would like to know what I can do against it. Usually I take an aspirin but this time this doesn't cure my pain.?

See the doctor....: Headaches are sometimes very, very annoying...Especially when the "cure-all" one is used to take to alleviate the problem stops working. Unfortunately a 'change' in the type of the headache; or its frequency should be evaluated by your physician! ...Read more

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How does aspirin get rid of headaches?

Pain Pathway: Aspirin and most other analgesics work through stopping the chemicals that are mediators of pain pathways. In other words, for one to experience pain, the signal has to be carried out through nerves and chemicals have to mediate. Aspirin and a lot of other analgesics work by stopping the production of the chemicals. ...Read more

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