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I'm having constant frontal headaches associated with eye pain/eye strain. I've taken Tylenol, but doesn't help. I was recently diagnosed with glaucoma and I'm 29. Could there possibly be a misdiagnose and I could possibly have a brain tumor?

I'm having constant frontal headaches associated with eye pain/eye strain. I've taken Tylenol, but doesn't help. I was recently diagnosed with glaucoma and I'm 29. Could there possibly be a misdiagnose and I could possibly have a brain tumor?

Maybe but: I doubt that you have a tumor. You can get it checked but the more likely cause is stress and the eye strain you mentioned. The glaucoma can give you eye pain. Has this been treated and is it severe?
Do you have a lot of stress. If you have eye strain have you been checked for glasses?
These are things I would check out first. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) pm cause you to get anxious?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm contains the same medicine that is in benadryl. Some people have a paradoxical reaction where they become more anxious instead of sleepy. ...Read more

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Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

Could taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 cause a 96.62 non african GFR reading?

It normal, and no: Many pathologists, nephrologists, and other physicians are strongly critical of the fad for "estimating glomerular filtration rate" from a spot creatinine. The "african" business is because black people are supposedly more muscular than white people, but serum creatinine actually is a reflection of both muscle mass / fitness and kidney function. If your physician isn't concerned, I wouldn't be. ...Read more

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Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Is it possible for tylenol (acetaminophen) to cause thrombocytopenia?

Yes: Acetominophen use may be associated with low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia) very rarely. This is correlated with very high doses, similar to what may effect liver function. ...Read more

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Can a minor acetaminophen overdose (taking five extra-strength tylenol at once) cause a problem?

Can a minor acetaminophen overdose (taking five extra-strength tylenol at once) cause a problem?

No: Assuming you're >12 years old, don't have aids, alcoholism, or other chronic liver disease, you should be okay. For anyone interested in learning everything you wanted to know about tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, but were afraid to ask, please direct your web browser to: http://www. Tylenolprofessional. Com/assets/overdose_monograph. Pdf. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) make you gain weight? I've lost since I quit taking it, or was it cause it was making me retain fluids?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) make you gain weight? I've lost since I quit taking it, or was it cause it was making me retain fluids?

No weight gain: Unfortunately, doctors often do not address this when prescribing medicine, despite weight gain being very troubling for the many patients. All drugs have side effects, and weight gain is common to many drugs. However, there is no literature to support that tylenol (acetaminophen) has any significant influence on weight. ...Read more

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Husband with mild cirrhosis was prescribed 1500mg tylenol every day but fifth of vodka every day. Does tylenol cause damage right away or is it ok?

Husband with mild cirrhosis was prescribed 1500mg tylenol every day but fifth of vodka every day. Does tylenol cause damage right away or is it ok?

Avoid vodka instead!: There is no "mild" cirrhosis; all cirrhosis is serious and implies a risk for liver failure and death. Regardless of the cause of the cirrhosis (but if especially if from alcohol), of course he should be avoiding alcohol entirely. Acetaminophen can be liver toxic and is usually avoided in this situation, but is far less dangerous for him than a daily fifth of vodka. Discuss with his doctor. ...Read more

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I stopped tylenol (acetaminophen) cause it was making me real nauseous but now I've noticed some of the weird pains I was getting are gone now, any connection?

Medication overuse: Pain, which results from the repetitive and chronic use of abortive pain medications for four months or more. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be used with extreme caution in a patient who presents with liver problems. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is generally well tolerated.
Rec.: ask your prescribing physician for more information. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Yes!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be associated with drowsiness, changes in level of consciousness or coma, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Several otc forms of tylenol (acetaminophen) include the combination of tylenol (acetaminophen) with other drugs such as Codeine (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) 3) or a cough suppressant (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) cough and sore throat). These drugs can also make a person drowsy even at low doses.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) od is an emergency! ...Read more

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Does overdosing on tylenol (acetaminophen) cause deafness?

Not exactly: Interestingly, Acetaminophen has always been considered a safe pain medication when hearing loss was concerned. When the large population study in framingham was analyzed, however, men who regularly took acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and even Aspirin in their younger years were found to have higher rates of hearing loss than those that did not take these medications. ...Read more

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) cause of foam in urine?

Not usually: Foam in the urine is an indication of excess protein in the urine.

Urine analysis and blood work, BUN and creatinine as first line testing to see if there is a problem ...Read more

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Does tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning?

Does tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning?

Acetaminophen: Do you take a blood thinner? None of the common side effects for this medication state that; and it does not appear to interact with blood thinners. ...Read more

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Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

Can children tylenol (acetaminophen) cause blood thinning in an adult woman?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not a blood thinner. Nsaids can affect platelets and increase bleeding times but tylenol (acetaminophen) does not. It is not a blood thinner. ...Read more

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I'm on meloxacam and I started taking tylenol (acetaminophen) with it. Can that cause diarrhea?

I'm on meloxacam and I started taking tylenol (acetaminophen) with it. Can that cause diarrhea?

Shouldn't: If neither does this to you on their own, then the combination should not either. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medicine (tylenol, alieve etc.) for shingle pain that will not cause stach upset?

What is the best over-the-counter medicine (tylenol, alieve etc.) for shingle pain that will not cause stach upset?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) but...: Shingles pain can be extreme. Years ago, david letterman had it so severe that he couldn't do his show for like a month or more. If you have shingles, go to your doctor because there are other medications you can take that will minimize the duration of the outbreak and can reduce the inflammation and "post-herpetic neuralgia" (permanent pain associated with herpes!). ...Read more

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Elevated ALT of 68 on routine exam, all other labs are good. Non drinker, only on BP. No Tylenol (acetaminophen). So what could cause this?

Not certain.: There are dozens of problems which could cause an isolated liver test abnormality. Some of these are not even related to the liver. Before I became too concerned, I would recommend that you have a repeat set of liver tests done in approximately three months, to see if it is still elevated. If it is, it needs to be worked up by your primary care doctor or a G.I. doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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1st time elevated serum ALT 57. on oral antibiotics/Tylenol daily for a month that stopped 10 days before test. Is that the cause AND what next?

Maybe: Not extremely high the Tylenol could be the cause. I would repeat labs in a month unless you feel ill. Try to stay away from Tylenol and any alcohol for a month and see what the labs say. ...Read more

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