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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Can motrin make my gout flare-ups worse?

Can motrin make my gout flare-ups worse?

Not usually: Ibuprofen is one of the ways to treat gout. We can have individual reactions to things. It's more likely that it didn't work and your gput flared anyway. Good luck finding something that works for you. ...Read more

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Could naproxen 500mg make facial/cheek swelling worse? If not, how long would it take to bring swelling down because of tmj?

Could naproxen 500mg make facial/cheek swelling worse? If not, how long would it take to bring swelling down because of tmj?

No: Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory. Cheek swelling due to TMJ may respond to meds, hot or cold compresses, soft diet, occlusal splint, or other treatment modalities. You should start to see improvement in a few days. Best solution is to determine cause of dysfunction and address cause rather than just looking to mask symptoms. ...Read more

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Could Aleve (naproxen) make you bruise more easily?

Could Aleve (naproxen) make you bruise more easily?

Yes: All non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as aleve, (naproxen) motrin/advil, aspirin, etc. Could potentially cause easier bruising. Not typically serious, though. ...Read more

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Can monster make a fever worse?

Can monster make a fever worse?

Monster Energy Drink: ? I don't know if it will make a fever worse - but it isn't healthy. Just full of caffeine. ...Read more

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What can I do for nerve damage? Widespread in back. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil do nothing, sometimes make it worse

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What can I do for nerve damage? Widespread in back. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil do nothing, sometimes make it worse

Chronic pain: Many factors contribute to a person’s perception of pain including genetic factors, damage to the nervous system, the patient’s emotion and mood, and expectations surrounding the injury. The combo home care and medication are used for this condition. Your phycsician may prescribe stronger pain medicine than what you can get otc. Rec. See pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Cold compress or hot compress for teeth pain and infection cold seems make worse but will heat make face swell ?

Cold compress or hot compress for teeth pain and infection cold seems make worse but will heat make face swell ?

Infection: If infection: heat? NO! For tooth pain and infection: what works and should be done is a visit to a dentist asap! Call for advice and office evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ice make swelling go down?

Can ice make swelling go down?

Yes: Ice is the gold standard for initial treatment for swelling and should always be considered in a swollen joint. ...Read more

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Can pain make delirium worse?

Can pain make delirium worse?

Absolutely!: Very ill or aged folk can have delirium triggered by minor additional symptoms and pain is a common one. Management can be difficult w/out extreme sedation and that can risk or hasten death. But it can pass - it is a mental state - not a disease in itself. Try to keep the situation as calm and peaceful as possible. Try to recall the good times and stories of such a long life - that might help. ...Read more

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Can citalopram help with migraines and headaches or will it make them worse ? And can taking estradiol HRT make migraines, nasal head congestion bad

Can citalopram help with migraines and headaches or will it make them worse ?  And can taking estradiol HRT make migraines, nasal head congestion  bad

Migraines: Headaches could be side effects from the medicines but rare with the hormone. The citalopram can be used to prevent migraines. Some women start getting headaches around menopause and they seem to be controlled with the hormone sometimes. Should discuss your case with your doctor. ...Read more

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Motrin and Mobic (meloxicam) cause edema in ankles and legs. Do I need to avoid taking them or is it ok as long as it doesn't bother me too much?

Motrin and Mobic (meloxicam) cause edema in ankles and legs. Do I need to avoid taking them or is it ok as long as it doesn't bother me too much?

Side effects of meds: Sometimes certain drugs can cause side effects that are uncomfortable. Motrin and Mobic (meloxicam) both can cause pedal edema, but if you are having pain and the edema is manageable, you can take them. However, if the edema becomes painful itself and it hurts to walk, then stop the meds. If there are signs of an allergy, such as hives, then stop the medication. Consult with your physician and pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is ibuprofen (Advil/aleve) okay to take during stomach flu to treat headaches and cramps or will it lead to Reye's disease like aspirin?

Is ibuprofen (Advil/aleve) okay to take during stomach flu to treat headaches and cramps or will it lead to Reye's disease like aspirin?

Okay: It is okay to take ibuprofen or Naproxen while you have the stomach flu, as it will not lead to Reyes syndrome. However, these type of medications (NSAIDs) can further irritate your stomach. I would recommend trying acetaminophen first. ...Read more

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Excruciating menstrual cramps. Anything stronger than ibuprofen or naproxen that won't cause problems with mental alertness? Need to function at work

Excruciating menstrual cramps. Anything stronger than ibuprofen or naproxen that won't cause problems with mental alertness?  Need to function at work

Hormonal Rx: The original research for hormonal preparations was an effort to find something that would control the pain & cramping associated with menses. As the research progressed & they found it helpful, they also found ladies weren't getting pregnant. So bcp's become more popular for their side effect than their original use. Ocp/bcp's can help. Discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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Can alcohol make gout symptoms worse?

Can alcohol make gout symptoms worse?

Yes: Gout can be caused by elevated uric acid which can precipitate anywhere in the body, but most commonly in the big toe. Alcohol raises uric acid levels, so in general if you have gout, try not to drink alcohol. ...Read more

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Severe back pain made worse by deep breath, movement, and daily activity. Not made better with rest, ice, heat, or tylenol (acetaminophen).

Severe back pain made worse by deep breath, movement, and daily activity. Not made better with rest, ice, heat, or tylenol (acetaminophen).

Many reasons: At you age group, back pain can be due to many causes (disc disease, muscle spasms, tendon damage, kidney/ovary pain, etc). Please see you doctor for a full exam to better aid in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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