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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Yesterday I took some tylenol (acetaminophen) cause my knee was bugging me and I took it on an empty stomach, is that why I was throwing up all night? I'm okay now

Yesterday I took some tylenol (acetaminophen) cause my knee was bugging me and I took it on an empty stomach, is that why I was throwing up all night? I'm okay now

Could be.: Especially if you took more than recommended dose. Keep that in mind the next time you take tylenol (acetaminophen)... Only recommended dose and only with food. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen for the past 18 hours have take. Tylenol (acetaminophen) but not helping?

Pain in abdomen for the past 18 hours have take. Tylenol (acetaminophen) but not helping?

See MD now: No relief? See a doc now. Could be anything from gas, constipation, to appendicitis, diverticulitis, pancreatitis, perforated ulcer, ovarian cyst, ovarian twist (torsion), ectopic pregnancy, gallstone, kidney stone, other. What are you waiting for? ...Read more

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Is there anything over the counter similar to tylenol without the tylenol? im allergic but i dont want to take stuff that upsets my stomach either.

Is there anything over the counter similar to tylenol without the tylenol? im allergic but i dont want to take stuff that upsets my stomach either.

See below: Buffered or enteric-coated aspirin and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aka NSAIDs) such as naproxen and ibuprofen are the most commonly used alternative pain relievers to Tylenol (acetaminophen). Though these can all cause stomach irritation, this can be eliminated or reduced by taking these drugs for a short duration, in lower doses, and taking at the end of a meal or with an antacid. ...Read more

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Will childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) settle a two years old stomach?

Will childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) settle a two years old stomach?

No: No. Tylenol (acetaminophen) only helps reduce pain and fevers. It won't help with nausea or vomiting. ...Read more

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What can I do if my stomach is killing me. How much tylenol (acetaminophen) will do that?

Too much: If you have taken a lot of anything and it causes stomach pains, that amount is too much for you.

Please see a doctor to find out what is going on ...Read more

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Sudden sharp upper abdominal pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) not helping what should I do next?

Consider ER: Any pain that is sudden and sharp should be properly worked up. It doesn't necessarily mean anything horrible but common medical sense dictates a prompt work up to rule out any of the more urgent issues like gallbladder or ulcer. ...Read more

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What should I do if I took half a bottle of tylenol (acetaminophen) a couple weeks ago and am having severe abdominal pain?

What should I do if I took half a bottle of tylenol (acetaminophen) a couple weeks ago and am having severe abdominal pain?

Go to ER: All at one time, or over the course of days? Your liver may have taken a hit. Your belly pain may be from hepatitis. Plus, you need to discuss with a health care provider — if you took these pills in one fell swoop — why you did. Acetaminophen can be very dangerous if used incorrectly. Please get evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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A lot of pain in lower back and abdomen! Pain is off and on. Been this way for 3 weeks. Pain 8-9! Take ib and tylenol (acetaminophen) with heating pad! No other sympt?

Go to ER NOW!: Enough is enough! You are a trooper, but 8-9 out of 10 on a pain analogue scale, uncoltrolled with OTC or other meds, and a heating pad is enough torture. Go to the ER or Urgent Care Center today and get relief! There may be something going on that you won't know without a physical exam done by a doctor. Don't delay! ...Read more

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I suffer from migraines. But excedrine and any nsaid is harsh for my stomach. Is tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength a good substitute.?

I suffer from migraines. But excedrine and any nsaid is harsh for my stomach. Is tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength a good substitute.?

Could be: Could be tylenol (acetaminophen) helping some patients, but in my experience, is not the best. Many patient use ibuprofen, when the headache is tensions related. Is you have migraine I would kike recommend you to check with pcp, and neurology, and determine your specific type of headache, and better treatment. Meds comes with coated, and reduce stomach problems. ...Read more

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I vomited dark yellowish green bile. I also hurt on the right side of my stomach. I've been taking tylenol (acetaminophen 500), could I have toxicity?

I vomited dark yellowish green bile. I also hurt on the right side of my stomach. I've been taking tylenol (acetaminophen 500), could I have toxicity?

Concerned.: You need to be evaluated by a physician. Your potential problems include gallbladder infections, ulcers, pancreas inflammation and depending on the amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) taken, tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose. ...Read more

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I've been having some realy bad abdomen pain and I took some Tylenol (acetaminophen) 350 milligrams but im feeling any better I can't sleep at all and im not pregnant?

I've been having some realy bad abdomen pain and I took some Tylenol (acetaminophen) 350 milligrams but im feeling any better I can't sleep at all and im not pregnant?

Get checked: Persistent stomach/abdominal pain is a medical emergency. See your local emergency room doctor to give a complete history and physical. This way they can get the necessary tests to give you more answers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Got a cold 3 days ago and combatted it with 3k mg Tylenol (acetaminophen) a day and a decongestant. Felt better yesterday but today I feel nauseas and sick to my stomach. Did I take too much?

Got a cold 3 days ago and combatted it with 3k mg Tylenol (acetaminophen) a day and a decongestant. Felt better yesterday but today I feel nauseas and sick to my stomach. Did I take too much?

Too much Tylenol (acetaminophen): Yes, you took too much Tylenol (acetaminophen) and may be decongestant as well. Please have a lot of fluids: water, tea, and bed rest with good sleep. Be careful with medal in the future. More fluids than meds. ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol for a headache if I have a stomach ulcer?

YES: Tylenol or "acetaminophen" is generally considered "safe" when used by people with stomach ulcers.HOWEVER follow instructions on the package and discontinue if you develop stomach distress!

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I was diagnosed with a dry socket after extraction. My dentist prescribed avvil 600 mg every 4-6. It works but stomach is upset should I use tylenol (acetaminophen)?

I was diagnosed with a dry socket after extraction. My dentist prescribed avvil 600 mg every 4-6. It works but stomach is upset should I use tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Dry socket: Pain medication will just cover up the problem, but not solve it. Placing dry socket medication usually relieves or eliminates the pain in minutes to hours. Extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) should be fine but discuss this with your dentist as well. If the socket itself was not packed with medication, have it done or see another dentist. ...Read more

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Can I take a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine while I have a stomach virus?

Can I take a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine while I have a stomach virus?

Should be ok: Yes, though codeine can cause nausea which might make you feel worse! ...Read more

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Tylenol (Definition)

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