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What Is The Best Treatment For Body Aches
Muscle pain is most frequently related to tension, overuse, or muscle injury from exercise or physically-demanding work. In these situations, the pain tends to involve specific muscles and starts during or just after the activity. It is usually obvious which activity is causing the pain. Muscle pain also can be a sign of conditions affecting your whole body, like some infections (including the flu) and disorders that affect connective tissues throughout the ...Read more
Have post nasal drip sore throat and body aches. What's the best course of treatment? Will it go away on own? Thank you,
Maybe: If it is allergies you can take Allegra (fexofenadine) over the counter and this will improve your problem. If the sore throat is an issue you can see a doctor and get screened for strep so you do not have to take antibiotics unecessarily. Ofte time the antiseptic mouthwashes if gargled daily can improve the situation. The body aches can also resolve simply with excedrin. Drink fluids. See a doctor if worried. ...Read more
They are the same!: Metamizole sodium or dipyrone is a powerful analgesic and antipyretic.It is marketed under various trade names, including algozone, algocalmin, & analgin. It was discovered that the drug carries a small risk of causing agranulocytosis - a potentially fatal condition. Controversy remains regarding the level of risk. It is banned in many places, but available over the counter in some. Why take it? ...Read more
Have shortness of breath some sinus stuffiness, body aches and the chills What's the best way to alleviate this?
How bad is breathing: You are describing "flu-like" symptoms with is treated with rest, fluids and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin to help with body aches and fever. BUT the shortness of breath is a concern. How bad is it? Are you wheezing? History of asthma? Do you have to stop normal activity for shortness of breath? Have a fever? This could mean pneumonia or other serious respiratory infection. If any of those, go to doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a cold consisting of chills body ache congestion in upper and lower parts of my body. What would be the best OTC product should I buy?
Flu-like symptoms: Check with your friendly pharmacist and tell them the list of symptoms you want relieved and am sure they will be able to point out the best product. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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