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Chickenpox Fever Ibuprofen
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
Ibuprofen with chickenpox? Already know aspirin can cause "reye's syndrome" but I've been on ibuprofen with my cp. Everything seems to have improved..
Stomach irritation: We usually recommend waiting until about 6 months before starting to use Ibuprofen for babies for fever or pain. It can cause irritation of the stomach, and in rare cases it can interfere with platelet function. Always ask a doctor for the correct dose. Dose should be based on the baby's weight, not age. ...Read more
I just have 2 shots of liquor 3 hours ago. Is It safe to taking advil (ibuprofen) pills for a fever?
Had fever 1 day and 1/2. Not coming down from luke warm showers and ibuprofen. What else is there to do?
Fever not always bad:
A fever is not always a bad thing. It may make you uncomfortable when it gets above 101. It is considered a significant problem if it goes above 106 which it almost never does.
See link for guidelines from the mayo clinic.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/fever/in-depth/fever/art-20050997. ...Read more
I have had a low grade fever (99.0-100°) every day for at least a month. Ibuprofen only brings it down to 99ish. Usually around 99.8°.
Fever?: I have had a low grade fever (99.0-100°) every day for at least a month. Ibuprofen only brings it down to 99ish. Usually around 99.8°. ANS: I would check with a good mercury thermometer and discuss with your Dr. The most accurate body temperature can be obtained by peeing into an insulated cup and measure the temp of you pee immediately. ...Read more
I have been experiencing sudden onset of rigors, & fever. Ibuprofen works to end episode. 1-2 x a month. Otherwise healthy? Please advise!
Somewhat: Suspicious symptom and at your age a thorough evaluation by your doctor would be in order and recommended. That is not a normal thing to occur. ...Read more
My 6 year old has a fever of 103. Gave her some ibuprofen about 20 min ago and now her temperature is 102. What else can I do to get her fever down?
Fever is a reaction of body to infection/inflammation. Fever reducers takes time to bring the temperature down and if fever high grade may not come to normal body tempertaure. Luke warm bath or cool wash cloth can be used for high fever 103/104 f along with fever reducers
for high fevers one can alternate tylenol/motrin every 4 hours. Motrin recommended for a 6 month old infant. ...Read more
Do I have a fever? Simptoms: 100.1° it goes on and off though the day (it started 2 days ago) I took 2 ibuprofen tabs (200mg), drinking lots of water,
Casey has had a fever for several days and now has a raspy cough. We give him children's Advil (ibuprofen). His temperature is around 100 and he is lethargic.?
My 2 yearold son, has a fever of 101 I just gave him some children's Advil, (ibuprofen) when I put the bottle back I noticed that the bottle was expired 9/15.?
Not a problem: This med will not turn toxic after the listed date, that's just the last time they assure potency. If it seems to be effective it is okay to use for now, but I would pick up a fresh bottle the next time you go shopping. ...Read more
Had on and off fever (up to 102) for past 5 days, was giving ibuprofen every 8-12 hrs as needed. Haven't had to give it for past 40 hrs. He is generally fine now. But is now showing 96 under the arm (digital). Same for wife. 98 for younger son)?
My 3 year old is having fever as high as 103 with cough. Giving her panadol every 6 hours n just started advil (ibuprofen). Can I give these 2 medicines together?
Medication: Some doctors will prescribe the use ofboth drugs so that you take one or the other over 6 hours, that is, one or the other every three hours for elevated temp. ...Read more
Ibuprofen in kids: Unfortunately, recommendations for dosing of medications is, at least in my state, against regulations since your not established as a patient with my practice. Making recommendations is ok but actually dosing anything is a line I can't cross. Contact your pediatrician or primary care physician to get recommendation. ...Read more
NyQuil Aleve (naproxen): Both can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 4 year old has some fever and aches now, but he had contact with child that developed chickenpox.?
Fever at 102.5, trying to break it with Advil (ibuprofen) and fluids. Any other suggestions? I need to sleep!
I took 2 pills of Ibuprofen about and hour and a half ago. I have a fever and I was wondering if it is safe to take Dayquil?
Yes: Dayquil has a decongestant, cough suppressant and acetaminophen in it. Yes, it can be combined with ibuprofen. However, it may take a couple of hours for the ibuprofen to lower your fever. Also, it's OK to have a low-grade fever, as it's your body's natural way to "kill" a virus or bacteria, and thus, it's not necessary to lower your temperature to a normal level. ...Read more
How do you break a fever when you sick? Should I take anything for my fever if I already took Advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus.
My child is 5mths and 16 days old, she's spiked a small fever that's not going away on it's own. Is it okay to give Infants Ibuprofen?
My husband insists me to take ibuprofen when I feel feverish but no fever as he feels that if done it vil stop onset of fever. Is this right?
Why stop fever?: Taking medication in an attempt to "prevent" a symptom that you don't even know you are going to get is unnecessary. Fever itself is a symptom of something else. It is not dangerous. I don't know why you feel "feverish" or what other symptoms you are having, but trying to stop a fever won't fix the issue that would have led to it in the first place. Make sense? ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with gastritis. I finished all my medication but symptoms came back last night and I have a fever. Is 200mg ibuprofen ok?
Took ibuprofen for pain, very hot w/ fever while after, no fever before taking it. Same happened last time took it. Dr. says no connection- possible?
Hard to say,: Why were you taking the ibuprofen in the first place? If you were having symptoms of a cold or a sore throat or other infectious illness, then the fever may have been due to the illness, not the ibuprofen. If not, then maybe the ibuprofen did cause it. Rare and unreported reactions can occur with any medicine, since no two people are alike. "Idiosyncratic" (drug reactions can occur with any med ...Read more
Is it bad that I took two excedrin in the morning, two advils (ibuprofen) in the afternoon, and two excedrins at night? Have a fever, they haven't helped thatmuch
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more