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What to take for the pain?

Not enough info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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I'm pregnabt for six weeks and I'm having toothache. What to take?

Please see your dent: Dentist asap to have it treated the longer you wait the worst. ...Read more

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What to take to ease the pain of inflamation of your intestines?

What to take to ease the pain of inflamation of your intestines?

What have you tried?: How do you know there is inflammation? Did your gastroenterologist tell you it was inflamed? Usually if it is inflamed they give you a prescription for medication. There really is nothing over the counter that works in the intestines. The medications over the counter work in the stomach but not further down. Talk to your gastroenterologist. I'm sure they wuill have help. Sorry you have this pain. ...Read more

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What to take for headache?

What to take for headache?

Find cause: Don't just accept headaches. Find the cause. If everything is negative, try getting rid of sugar in all its forms. ...Read more

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What can take instead of ramipril?

What can take instead of ramipril?

Depends: Ramipril is used for blood pressure control, to improve heart function after a heart attack, and to preserve renal function. Each of these indications has alternatives. Discuss with your doctor.
Note the most common side effect of ramipril, an ace inhibitor, is cough. Other acei will also cause cough. ...Read more

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What medicine take for baby's cough?

What medicine take for baby's cough?

Depends on age: Most of the cold medicines have been removed from use for those under 4 to 6 years old. For small infants, nasal saline and suction are the best. After 1 year old, you can do honey, which is a natural cough suppressant. Vicks on the chest in small amounts helps, as does warm steam. If the cough is not resolving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to take to help with ovulation?

What to take to help with ovulation?

See your GYN: At 41, you do not have time to waste if you want to get pregnant. I know of no over the counter herbs to help you ovulate. There are pills that you can get from your gyn, such as Letrezole and Clomid to help you ovulate. Glucophage (metformin) may also be useful. There are also blood tests to give you an inidication of how likely you are to succeed. Read my fertility story in www. Ticktock. Ws ...Read more

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What to take for morning sickness in general?

What to take for morning sickness in general?

Few things: The following can be tried without a prescription:
unisom
vitamin b6 25 mg three times daily
ginger capsules. ...Read more

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What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

What can take or eat for increase estrogen level?

A good healthy: diet -- and, it you're overweight, less of it so you can lose weight and eliminate your insulin resistance. Avoid worthless "magic foods" and miracle supplements which don't work. ...Read more

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What to take if the hemoglobin count is too high?

What to take if the hemoglobin count is too high?

Find the cause first: It is uncommon to have high hemoglobin unless you have polycythemia which is a type of blood cancer. New drugs are now available to control polycythemia related high hemoglobin. ...Read more

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Any advice on what to take for OTC menopause relief?

Any advice on what to take for OTC menopause relief?

Nothing: While some doctors will disagree, I have found nothing otc that will relieve menopausal symptoms. Check w/your gyn for their opinion. ...Read more

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If u getting trouble breeding what to take I also smoke?

If u getting trouble breeding what to take I also smoke?

Breathing trouble: If you have breathing trouble - you should stop smoking. The breathing problem needs to get figured out. I would see a doctor for that. Take care. ...Read more

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What to take to make absorption of food correctly? Thx.

What to take to make absorption of food correctly? Thx.

Can you clarify?: What makes you believe you are not absorbing what you eat? If this is indeed the case, your physician needs to determine whether you have disease of the small intestine (gluten enteropathy, whipple's, others) or pancreas (adult-onset cystic fibrosis, hereditary pancreatitis, others). Especially, do not accept this claim from a non-evidence-based practitioner. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a headache. What should take for it?

What to do if I have a headache. What should take for it?

OTC meds: Any OTC pain reliever will help with regular tension type headaches. Motrin, Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aspirin are the basic 3 available. ...Read more

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Me nd wife have so much cough, cold nd brocatist. What we take?

Me nd wife have so much cough, cold nd brocatist. What we take?

Common cold: You probably have a virus. For symptom relief try a cough suppressant like delsym it has a good chance of helping the cough. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for the headache. Afrin for the nasal congestion for only 3 days. If you are coughing up colorful secretions you need and antibiotic. The pain relievers will help a temperature if you have a fever. A cool shower can help too. Feel better! ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what to take to make you sleep?

Would like to have explanation of what to take to make you sleep?

A nap: Honestly, the first option to improve your sleep should not be a medicine. You should talk to a sleep specialist who can ask questions about your "sleep hygiene" (the patterns of behavior surrounding your sleep habits). Most of the time, they can make suggestions to help you improve your sleep, which is important to your overall health. ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamine? So confusing on what to take. I take life extension brand 2 a day.

What is a good multivitamine? So confusing on what to take. I take life extension brand 2 a day.

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very weak and not helpful. ...Read more

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What to take for vertigo?

What to take for vertigo?

Find out cause first: Meds may not be the best thing for you depending on the cause of vertigo. If this is bppv you might do better with repositioning maneuvers or exercises. If this is a stroke you would be better off with treatment in the emergency department. Generally meds work well though. Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) promethazine, phenergan, metoclopramide, prochlorperazine, odansetron, etc. ...Read more

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What to take for a migraine?

What to take for a migraine?

Get checked: If your headaches do not respond to pain medicines like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, then it would be good to get checked out by a doctor. You may also want to maintain a headache diary when you have a headache. In this you should write down anything you ate in the hours before the headache started, or how much sleep you got the night before or anything else that stands out and look for patterns. ...Read more

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What to take for constipation?

What to take for constipation?

Constipation: Depends on the cause of the constipation. Are you healthy otherwise or taking any medications? Best see your doctor to see what kind of constipation you have. Meanwhile it would be safe to take some milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for temporary help and drink more water. Some types of constipation respond to increasing fiber, while other types do not.. ...Read more

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What to take for your hypertension if you have hypertension that is?

What to take for your hypertension if you have hypertension that is?

What Rx for HTN?: 40 F asks what to take for hypertension?
1. Find out cause. Treat the cause.
2. No Cause? Then first test the DASH diet.

The exact ID for the book is: ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 e-book is eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8.
Do Chap 9 if team approves and if BP is diet sensitive BP will be much better in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Coughs on pregnancy? What to take? I'm 5 months preggy

Coughs on pregnancy? What to take? I'm 5 months preggy

Cough: Most cough cases are self limited and will improve on their own. Talk to your doc to see what he's comfortable with for cough. Robitussin and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as tessalon perles have been used to treat cough with no major issues. Dark honey has been recommended with one success. Rinsing nose with salt water is helpful for concomitant nasal drainage. ...Read more

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What to take for sore thoat?

What to take for sore thoat?

Some simple things: While you should seek in person care if you have severe pain, persistent fevers or great difficulty swallowing or painful swallowing, you can do some basic things at home to help. You can use warm salt water gargles to help with the throat pain. Alternatively you can use the analgesic over the counter sprays (chloraseptic spray) and/or lozenges (cephacol) to help too. Avoid alcohol beverages. ...Read more

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What to take for a sty on the eye?

What to take for a sty on the eye?

Hot packs: There is no good drug. But if her mom is willing to try hot packs: fill a clean sick w dried beans. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Voila! Instant heat pack. I would apply the hot pack to the lid for 8-10 minutes three times a week until the stye is netter. If that doesn't work, she may need surgery. ...Read more

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Got a bad clod what to take?

Got a bad clod what to take?

See here: Please consider checking out this helpful link about cold remedies.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/common-cold/in-depth/cold-remedies/art-20046403 ...Read more

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What to take to increase the chance of having multiples?

What to take to increase the chance of having multiples?

Multiples???: Do you mean orgasms? I that case there is nothing you can "take"....ask question again. More info!!!!!


Dr Z ...Read more

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What to take for dry mouths?

What to take for dry mouths?

Biotene products.: Dry mouth is a common problem due to the many medications people take that cause this problem. A company named biotene has several products that are useful for alleviating this problem. I am sure there are other brands, too. Sip on water throughout the day as well. Do not suck on candies sweetened w/ anything other than xylitol. Do not sip soda or sugared drinks. Tea & coffee make you worse! ...Read more

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What to take not to be tired and weak?

What to take not to be tired and weak?

B complex.: Assuming there's no medical or emotional reason for your tired feeling, a B complex vitamin may help via optimization of carbohydrate utilization. ...Read more

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What to take for a UTI and for how long?

What to take for a UTI and for how long?

The answer depends: On duration of symptoms, what symptoms are you having, and the appearance of your urine sample either under the microscope or in an automated urine test strip.
Typically, it also depends on the bacteria being treated, as well as how complicated the location of the infection is (bladder, urethra, tracts/ureters or kidney, as well as the actual antibiotic being used (5-10-14-21 days). ...Read more

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What to take to stop period after 8 days?

What to take to stop period after 8 days?

See your gyn: Period lasting too long see your gyn for an evaulation, and after a proper work up there are a number of options. ...Read more

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What to take for menopause headaches daily?

Daily headaches: Some women are prescribed a low dose hormone replacement which sometimes helps (if you have no risk factors for breast cancer). You need to avoid over-using pain medications which cause rebound headaches (narcotics, tylenol, (acetaminophen) fioricet). Anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, naproxen) sometimes help. You might need a prescription for a daily medication to try to prevent the headaches. ...Read more

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What to take for melatonin-caused headaches?

What to take for melatonin-caused headaches?

Don't take melatonin: I'm more of the club that if a med is causing a side effect that is troublesome look for a different med rather than covering up a side effect with another pill. You may be able to try a lower dose or brand of melatonin. ...Read more

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What to take for a headache for a 5 years old?

What to take for a headache for a 5 years old?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin: 5 years old child can be given tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin suspension which is available over the counter. The dose depends on the body weight and is printed on the bottle. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be repeated every 4 hours and Motrin every 6 hours only if needed. ...Read more

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I wish to know what to take for a allergic reaction?

I wish to know what to take for a allergic reaction?

Treating allergies: A true allergic reaction that is not severe will respond to antihistaines. More severe reaction require more sophistacted treatment from an md or do. Avoiding what causes the allergy is always the first step. ...Read more

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What to take for an allergic reaction to unknown food?

What to take for an allergic reaction to unknown food?

Allergies: It depends on the symptoms? Go to the er if they are bad or you had a previous history of a bad reaction. Don't take a chance. For a mild skin reaction take antihistamines. ...Read more

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What to take if I have had allergies for over 3 months?

What to take if I have had allergies for over 3 months?

Amtihistamines: You can take over the counter antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) (ceterizine) or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What to take when trying to get pregnant and what to avoid?

What to take when trying to get pregnant and what to avoid?

Prenatal vitamins: Take a prenatal vitamin with at least 800 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid, or a prescription one with 1 milligram (mg) of folic acid. Talk to your OB dr if taking anti-seizure medications or a family or personal history of birth defects; you may need 4-5 mg of folic acid. Avoid excess alcohol, any smoking, marijuana, other drugs, and review any prescription meds with your doctors. Get a flu shot. ...Read more

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I am 24 old, I had already an abortion, we are trying for a baby now, what to take precautions to avoid abortion?

I am 24 old, I had already an abortion, we are trying for a baby now, what to take precautions to avoid abortion?

Depends...: Need to be tested for STD and treated. You need to be tested Anticardiolipin- antibody, Both need to be tested for Rh grouping. The a clear picture will emerge.... ...Read more

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Had a cyst removed from head today an couple of stiches and dr did not tell me what to take for pain and now head is hurting, what's best for pain?

Had a cyst removed from head today an couple of stiches and dr did not tell me what to take for pain and now head is hurting, what's best for pain?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen: If you only had couple of superficial stitches, the pain can not be too bad. Most of patients do not require anything for pain. But if it is hurting you may take over the counter pain meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen as long as you are not allergic to these and there is no other contraindications. If still hurts see you doctors as it may be related to head injury rather than stitches. ...Read more