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Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

Can u take pain killers after getting a tattoo done for headaches?

Yes.: Using pain medication as indicated can be helpful for headache treatment. A prolonged headache, however, need to be evaluated by a trained healthcare professional. Unsanitary tattoo facilities can unfortunately casue a number medical conditions which would require a medical evaluation. ...Read more

Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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I am 35 weeks pregnant and got terrible toothache can't get a appt at dentist till monday what pain killers can I take?

I am 35 weeks pregnant and got terrible toothache can't get a appt at dentist till monday what pain killers can I take?

Don't wait until Mon: Please do not wait until monday if you are having tooth pain today. If an infection is brewing, that is not something that should be postponed. Try to see if you can get in at another office today or at least tomorrow and contact your ob/gyn to ask what he/she prefers you to do as far as pain meds. ...Read more

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Is theyre anyway i can take pain killers or numbing cream for my vaginumus until i get it treated. Should i ask my doctor?

Is theyre anyway i can take pain killers or numbing cream for my vaginumus until i get it treated. Should i ask my doctor?

Yes: You can use orajel type of medication that may help. But i strongly recommend seeing your doctor and getting pelvic floor physical therapy which can help with the involuntary spasms of the pelvic muscles which make this condition worse. Good luck. I'll pray for your healing! ...Read more

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Why don't pain killers work well for me? Even to get local anesthetics to work for stitches or dental work takes a ridiculous number of shots.

Why don't pain killers work well for me? Even to get local anesthetics to work for stitches or dental work takes a ridiculous number of shots.

Tolerance: There just seems to be a difference in tolerance/resistance for some individuals to react differently to the same dose of meds and anesthetic. It could sometimes be due to the technique of the person administering the anesthetics or your diet and weight for meds. ...Read more

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Can I take pain killers for menstrual cramps? I'm concerned I will get addicted to them next time I feel cramps, so have never taken them before

Depends: Some pain meds have an addictive potential (opiates) and some do not (ibuprofen). This is something you can review with your doc. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for four days with nausea and I am also on my menstrual no matter what pain killers i take i can't get rid of it. What is wrong?

I have had a headache for four days with nausea and I am also on my menstrual no matter what pain killers i take i can't get rid of it. What is wrong?

Menstrual migraine: You may have what is called a menstrual migraine. These are headaches, migraine type that are linked or become symptomatic during menses. You may need different kind of medications called triptans. Talk to your gynecologist and he/she should be able to help you. ...Read more

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I have hurt my ankle and i am not sure if I have sprained it or not. I can walk on it aslong as I keep it straight and don't bend it as I get pain. my mum is telling me to take some pain killers and go to school but do I need to do anymore and see my GP?

I have hurt my ankle and  i am not sure if I have sprained it or not. I can walk on it aslong as I keep it straight and don't bend it as I get pain. my mum is telling me to take some pain killers and go to school but do I need to do anymore and see my GP?

Splint!: It is vey important that you do not re-injure the ankle for 6 weeks. To protect you from "rolling" it again, we usually put you in a splint that can be worn in your shoe. The more you are upright, the more swollen you will be later in the day. It will increase your pain a bit. You should get your splint, and then take NSAIDS Before you go to school, and after to keep swelling down. Also ICE it. ...Read more

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Please answer! what pain killers can I take for a dry socket?

Please answer! what pain killers can I take for a dry socket?

Dry socket: The way to relieve pain for a dry socket is to have your dentist place a special medication in the socket. Then you get relief in minutes to hours. Taking pain medication just masks the pain and not very well. You can take whatever you pain medication you would normally take for a headache. It probably won't help much. See your dentist. ...Read more

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I have pain in the top of my jaw and i can't close my teeth together without there being excruciating pain, what is it? What pain killers can I take?

I have pain in the top of my jaw and i can't close my teeth together without there being excruciating pain, what is it? What pain killers can I take?

Severe pain: From what you describe i would guess that you have a badly infected or abscessed tooth. You can take whatever otc pain medication you normally take for a headache but i would not expect much relief in these types of situations. You need to see a dentist asap for definitive treatment, probably an antibiotic and an rx for a strong pain killer. ...Read more

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Is it illegal to take prescribed pain killers after you're cured?

Is it illegal to take prescribed pain killers after you're cured?

Illegal: There is no law - about this except if you sell or share the meds with others. Its far safer for you to stop using the med if you do not need it. Also safely dispose of the med if not needed anymore. ...Read more

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Is it really easy to get addicted to pain killers?

It depends on the: Individual & the circumstances. Some people are more prone to addiction, & depression, anxiety, bipolar illness, schizophrenia & life stress can all increase the chance of addiction. But yes, narcotics, relaxants like xanax (alprazolam) & valium, barbituates & stimulants, alcohol can all be very addictive. Tobacco is exceptionally addictive. As the 70's ad said-'it's not good to mess w mother nature!'. ...Read more

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Do you need to get a prescription for pain killers?

Depends: For narcotics you will need a prescription. Aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications will not require a prescription. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotics and pain killers together?

Antibiotics: Yes most of the time. There are some combinations wherein protein binding, liver enzyme systems play a role in the choice of antibiotic and pain med. Your doctor will have decided the best combo. ...Read more

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Can i take pain killers for cystitis in the bladder?

Can i take pain killers for cystitis in the bladder?

IS IT PRESCRIBED ?: It may help along with antibiotics but is it prescribed or do you just have some left over from something else? Speak with your physician to make sure it is alright. Also depends on what pain killers you mean like otc or narcotic? ...Read more

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What are the sidafect if u take pain. Killers and antibiotics?

Depends: Depends on the painkiller and the antibiotic. For the most part there are very few interactions between pain medication and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Most pain killers and sleeping pills make me sort of high. Does that mean I will get addicted quickly?

Most pain killers and sleeping pills make me sort of high. Does that mean I will get addicted quickly?

No: It means your body is sensitive to them............Before getting addicted you will have other side effects so take it as needed and at a lower dose than normal. ...Read more

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Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more