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What kind of pain killer to take for stomach aches?

What kind of pain killer to take for stomach aches?

Need Evaluation: If your stomach is constantly painful, you need GI evaluation. You may have an ulcer or ca of the stomach. If you are have esophogeal pain which is similar or frequently called heartburn, much the same evaluationj is needed. You need to get to the bottom of what's causing the pain! ...Read more

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What can I take for pain of cankers?

What can I take for pain of cankers?

Ask doctor or dentist: There are ointments you can use to help with canker sores, but you first have to discuss this with your PCP/or dentists, will you really know well and who can advise you as to which prescription would be better for you to take right now. ...Read more

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What type of pain medication is safe to take for biliary dyskinesia pain and headache?

What type of pain medication is safe to take for biliary dyskinesia pain and headache?

Biliary dyskinesia: carries a significant risk for serious consequences such as acalculous cholecystitis and should be teated under the guidance of your primary care physician in consultation with a surgeon. The pain should be your clue to do something about it. There is no limitation regarding the use of pain meds for headache in the face of BD. Most meds will not help biliary pain . ...Read more

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Whiplash neck strain in a lot of pain taking paracetamol and ibraophen allergic to codein what else can I take?

A few tips, Tylenol-: -is for pain relief.that is fine. Also rest, ice helps to reduce pain,activity modification, also I prefer Aleve (naproxen) to IBP. It's longer acting so you are less likely to miss a dose. Also it's a better anti inflammatory drug. The maximum dose is 750mg/ 2X daily. I have people start high then back down until you notice there is less effect, & only if you are able to take it. Worse/C PCP 3dy. ...Read more

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What is the best pain killer to take for cramps every month?

What is the best pain killer to take for cramps every month?

Alieve or Motrin: The name brands for Naproxen or Ibuprofen at the normal doses work pretty well. The usual cautions about nsaid's apply so if you have Aspirin "allergies" or stomach ulcers you shouldn't take nsaid's. If these don't work for you, you need to get medical evalution. ...Read more

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What kind of pain pills can I take for bruised ribs?

What kind of pain pills can I take for bruised ribs?

NSAIDS: Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medications can be very helpful for musculoskeletal pain. My patients have found auricular acupuncture superior to both nsaid's and narcotics for rib fractures/ pain. ...Read more

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Pain in spleen area plus bronchitis. What can I take for this?

Laxative & antibioti: Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night (all 4 as one dose). Next morning you will have good bm and pain will go away. Take Amoxil 500 mg, one capsule 4 times a day for 7 days. Also take Phenergan (promethazine) dm one teaspoonful 2 to 4 times a day till the cough is better. ...Read more

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What kind of pain reliever works best for chronic back pain?

What kind of pain reliever works best for chronic back pain?

There is no one type: That works best but since pain is usually related to an inflammatory source, non steroidal anti inflammatories are frequently recommended if no contraindications to their use. Other meds include: cymbalta, (duloxetine) gabapentin, Amitriptyline especially if the pain is neuropathic in origin. Sometimes they are used in combination. ...Read more

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What kind of pain reliever can I take when on acetazolamide?

What kind of pain reliever can I take when on acetazolamide?

TYLENOL (acetaminophen)??!!: If you are taking it due to seizures it will be hard to give you advice. Your doctir is the best source. However, tyleneol is always a safe alternative. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food can I take instead of pain killers, to ease daily pain?

Please suggest what food can I take instead of pain killers, to ease daily pain?

Evaluation: You need a work up to find the cause of the pain . Intolerance to certain food can be a big cause of total body pain. Igg food toxicit test is a good start and them eliminate those foods that you are reactive to . 95% of patients are allergic to certain foods yeast , wheat dairy and eggs lead the list. Clean that up and your pains may go away. ...Read more

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I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

OTC analgesics: Analgesics (medications that treat pain) available over-the-counter include oral&topical meds. Oral ones include NSAIDS like ibuprofen&naproxen, and acetaminophen which is not related to NSAIDS. Allergy to NSAID does not carry over to acetaminophen, unless the acetaminophen product contains an NSAID. Topical agents: menthol, capsaicin.Avoid salicylate if NSAID allergy, unless no salicylate allergy ...Read more

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What type of painkiller do I take for neck whiplash?

What type of painkiller do I take for neck whiplash?

NSAIDS: Typically whiplash injuries are treated with antiinflammatories and often muscle relaxers. Follow your treating doctor's advice. ...Read more

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What is the cure for fibromyalgia? how long can body ache exist? is taking pain killer for ache good?

What is the cure for fibromyalgia? how long can body ache exist? is taking pain killer for ache good?

Natural cure: is a fibromyalgia (FM) cure and are "pain killers" good. Officially, cause and cure unknown and opiates bad. Clinical evidence indicates cause multifactorial and people improve with lifestyle changes. Savella, (milnacipran) Lyrica and Cymbalta ameliorate pain; providing opportunity for exercise to reconstitute global muscle tone andmass; loss of which contributes to FM onset. Aquatherapy, massage, yoga and cannabis help. ...Read more

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What can I take for stomach pain from broccoli?

What can I take for stomach pain from broccoli?

Simethicone: You are probably getting gas pains from the broccoli - simethicone should help with that. ...Read more

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