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Is Aspirin Effective For Fighting Colds And Flu
My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu. Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?
ComplexManyBehaviors: blamed on outer influences &/or internal controls without much understanding; the reason that so many promoted treatments do not work (or not well) despite complexity & expense. The medical disease industry (including those with MDs) only partially understand Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures. Primary control of sebaceous glands is autonomic. Many do better with LCHF foods, study DietDoctor.com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a 100.8 temperature & the chills. I feel tired, but otherwise ok, no coughing, etc. Is it ok to take 2 aspirin? Could this be cold/flu?
Could be flu: Tylenol is preferred for fever, but can use whatever you would ordinarily use. Lots of fluids, rest, otc meds to keep symptoms under control. Try not to share it w/others (cover cough / wash hands / etc.). See urgent care / er if frequent vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is a condition called reye syndrome that has been associated with the use of Aspirin by children when treating a viral illness. This syndrom affect the brain and liver and is fatal 20% of the time. It is very rare now as Aspirin use in children has decreased. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe pain in lower rt back side of head. Worse when i bend or sometimes stand. Getting over flu. Aspirin not helping.
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Can you still safely take 4, 000 mg tylenol? I have flu, and 3, 000 mg is not keeping my fever down 8 hrs. I'm allergic to NSAIDs and aspirin.
No: This is an excessive dose and significantly increases the risk of liver toxicity. Stay below 3, 000 mg daily to be safe. ...Read more
If i take daily aspirin (81mg) to prevent blood clots can I get flu shot (afraid of associated reye syndrome) I am 38.
Get Ur flu shot: In the peak period of reye syndrome during the 70's it was found associated with growing kids, generally in mid childhood.When we quit giving Aspirin to kids (birth to 16) the process all but disappeared.You are not in a risk group at 38.I believe in the flu shot.I sent a newborn home with a grandparent in 2009 when her pregnant daughter died of flu at 39 weeks. It would have made a difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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