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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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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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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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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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Analgesic (Definition)

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