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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

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What to take my pain meds with I was vomiting all day yesterday when taking them?

What to take my pain meds with I was vomiting all day yesterday when taking them?

Pain medication: The side effect of pain medication might include nausea, vomiting. If you continue to have vomiting with the pan medication, try to take them with food. If you still have the same issue, go to see your doctor to get medication changed. ...Read more

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I'm taking aspirin ec and need to know what to take for pain. Had knee replacement 5 weeks ago. Is Tylenol (acetaminophen) only OTC option?

I'm taking aspirin ec and need to know what to take for pain. Had knee replacement 5 weeks ago. Is Tylenol (acetaminophen) only OTC option?

Most likely: All other OTC pain meds have anti inflammatory medication Taking aspirin along with them could increase your risk of bleeding and other complications ...Read more

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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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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 can you take for pain during chemotherapy?

Why should you have: There is little reason to have pain during chemo? It is a myth that some ignorant people can pass on to you. Giving chemotherapy is like taking intravenous fluids via your vein. Chemo does not hurt although placing a needle in the vein does sting for a few minutes, but chemo itself is painless! ...Read more

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What can I take for pain caused by neurofibromas?

Neurofibromatosis?: These can be really painful but your neurologist can help steer you toward some non-narcotic medications that may help. ...Read more

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Had my discogram today... The pain was unbearable. 10/10 pain scale... How long will this last...What should I take for pain?

Had my discogram today... The pain was unbearable. 10/10 pain scale... How long will this last...What should I take for pain?

After diskogram: After these diagnostic injections, expect some pain for several days from aggravation of your problem--that's the purpose of the test after all. Narcotic meds are helpful afterward. Also, your doc may inject a steroid medication and/or local anesthetic at the same time which should help lessen the pain. Steroid medications may take a couple days. Rest, ice/heat, nsaid's also may help. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain while pregnant?

What can I take for pain while pregnant?

See doctor: When you are pregnant, you are under the care of your ob/gyn, you need to check with your OB what is allowed and what is not recommended. In general, esp the first trimester (12 weeks) you should not take any med because this is the time for development of your baby. Again, it is best to see your OB and inquire about any meds. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain relief from sciatica in my back?

What can I take for pain relief from sciatica in my back?

Anti inflammatory: Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs are available over the counter in the pharmacy. The generic names are ibuprofen, naproxen, ketoprofen. They can upset the stomach so take with food.
Other meds that can help are aspirin, and acetaminophen.
Your Doctor has better meds available so if you need stronger prescriptions or personalized treatment make an appointment when convenient for you. ...Read more

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I am a 26 year old male on humira (adalimumab) and would like to know what I can take for pain?

Not enough info: Where is the pain? If it is joint pain, is the joint swollen? Provide more specifics. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain that I'm having caused by a hole in my upper left tooth/back. Also I'm having a problem dedicating. What OTC should I take.

What can I take for pain that I'm having caused by a hole in my upper left tooth/back. Also I'm having a problem dedicating. What OTC should I take.

Common ones are: Advil, motrin, aleve, (naproxen) or what you normally take for a headache. Then call a dentist and get an appointment asap to get that tooth repaired, if possible. It sounds like you are way overdue for a dental checkup. ...Read more

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What can you take for pain if you have fibroid tumors?

What can you take for pain if you have fibroid tumors?

Anything: Anything you would usually take to relieve pain of anykind, but nsaids very effective* (, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc)iie:alleve, advil, ibuprophen. ...Read more

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What medication will take her pain away?

What medication will take her pain away?

See doctor.: Need to know where the pain is, how much pain. What makes it worse or better, a physical exam in order to diagnose it then it can be treated. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

Have it evaluated: You can certainly take the usual tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen which will help. A bigger questions is what is the cause? If there is swelling or firmness of the gland, you need to have it evaluated. It may be just a local infection. But you want to make sure it is not a manifestation of something more serious such as a tumor. Lymphomas in particular cause swelling of the neck glands. ...Read more

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Rheumatoid arthritis, what can I take for pain?

Rheumatoid arthritis, what can I take for pain?

See a rheumatologist: Rheumatologist can give you the best advice and treatment plan for ra. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain in upper right side of back?

What can I take for pain in upper right side of back?

Stretch and Exercise: At your age, I would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, I would consider evaluation by your doctor for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain in my right index finger?

What can I take for pain in my right index finger?

OTC meds: Try tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve. Pain may be in your finger but could be frome somewhere else like your neck if simple medications do not help, you probably need an x-ray. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain while breastfeeding a 6 month old?

What can I take for pain while breastfeeding a 6 month old?

Tylenol: A 6 month old can take Tylenol by mouth. The amount your baby would get from breast milk would be much less. ...Read more

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What can take away the pain from calcium deposits in and under the skin?

What can take away the pain from calcium deposits in and under the skin?

Find the cause.: If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile. Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A significant underlying disease, such as scleroderma, could be causing them. Once you find the cause, you can then talk about your treatment options. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain while I'm being treated for a bladder infection?

Here are some...: Phenazopyridine is the most commonly used OTC drug to ease UTI-related burning and painful symptoms. How to handle UTI? Please go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/UTI. Html & the related topics in the category of UTI as self-explanatorily shown on the HOME of www. ForMeFirst. Com. Best wish... ...Read more

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I’m allergic to Motrin and seem to be allergic to Tylenol what Can I take for pain?

I’m allergic to Motrin and seem to be allergic to Tylenol what Can I take for pain?

Unusual: Please tell us what kind of reaction (and how soon after) you have to Motrin and Tylenol to allow us to give you some guidance. ...Read more

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What can you take for pain when the enzymes in the liver are high for a 20 year old female?

What can you take for pain when the enzymes in the liver are high for a 20 year old female?

Many medicines: Ibuprofen, aspirin, or naprosyn (naproxen) can alleviate pain without hurting the liver. Check with your doctor if the pain persists. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain for symptoms of gum swelling and abseased tooth?

What can I take for pain for symptoms of gum swelling and abseased tooth?

A dose of reality: An abscess is a an acute infection and can lead to hospitalization or even death if left untreated. You need to seek treatment. Antibiotics and pain medication might help temporarily, but without treating the source of the infection, it will return and often more aggressively. ...Read more

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I am taking an aspirin a day per my cardiologist. What can you take for pain? (ex. After a workout)

I am taking an aspirin a day per my cardiologist. What can you take for pain? (ex. After a workout)

Options but...: Since you are seeing a cardiologist, that is the Dr. That should be providing you this advice. ...Read more

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I sliced the top of my finger. I went to urgent care bc it wouldn't quit bleeding. What can I take for pain?

I sliced the top of my finger. I went to urgent care bc it wouldn't quit bleeding. What can I take for pain?

Pain relievers such: As acetominophen (tylenol), Ibuprofen (motrin), Naproxen (aleve) are all good choices as long as you have no allergies or sensitivities to these. If the wound is still trying to bleed, acetominophen is your better choice as it will not "thin" the blood as the others can and contribute to bleeding. ...Read more

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27 years old female (asian), diagnosed with a fatty liver having sgpt level of 315. I don't drink or smoke. What can I take for pain and discomfort?

27 years old female (asian), diagnosed with a fatty liver having sgpt level of 315. I don't drink or smoke. What can I take for pain and discomfort?

Maybe new diagnosis?: In my experience, simple fatty liver seldom causes liver function tests to elevate to the degree you describe (what is the "normal" range for your lab?) how long have your tests been high? Have you had a liver biopsy? Have your doctors ruled out mitigating factors for macrovesicular fat: infectious, nutritional, metabolic, drug and substance-related? Is your fatty liver microvesicular instead? ...Read more

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What can I take for pain when pregnant? Sickle cell pain

What can I take for pain when pregnant? Sickle cell pain

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Low dose
check with gynecologist, , 5 grain or 300 mg. Few tablets a day. Do not exceed.
Safer after the first trimester.
Keep hydrated.
Take care.
Thank you. ...Read more