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Which Pain Medicine Does Not Thin Your Blood
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen [generic tyenol] does not thin your blood. If your iiver's healthy, don't take more than a total of 3000 mg a day. Watch out for Acetaminophen that may be combined with over-the-counter cold medications or prescription pain medicines [like vicodin or tyenol with codeine]. That counts in your grand total too. ...Read more
I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken
Depends: The INR is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your INR it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low INR means that your blood is thicker. A high INR means your blood is thinner. If your INR is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Yesterday I had my 46 removed (ISO). Would alcohol-based pain relievers affect blood coming the toothles alveole? What pain reliev. Are non alcoholic?
Can you clarify what you mean by "46 removal"? I am not familiar with this term. Also, when you say "alcohol-based" pain relievers do you mean topical pain relievers or are you asking if it is ok to consume alcohol with pain relievers? If you can repost your question, it will be easier to answer. Thank you! ...Read more
Dull pain right testacle, no blood in pee, not SEVERE pain, so no torsion? No lumps or bumps eiter? Can I take pain relievers?
Diagnosis first: Before we start talking about pain relievers beyond just Tylenol (acetaminophen) or an anti-inflammatory we need a diagnosis. Either you have become an Internet researcher or your MD told you, that torsion is unlikely. However, if you have only seen your PCP, I would recommend a thorough Urological evaluation. You should not have dull pain there on your own short of delayed ejaculation and should be seen/imaged. ...Read more
I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?
See your doctor: If you are taking blood thinner and have signs of either a red rash you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to make sure you do not have a hematological problem that was induced by the blood thinner. ...Read more
Opposite if anything: Alcohol is a mild diuretic, so it makes you urinate, even if not over-hydrated, which is part of why hangovers occur--dehydration. So, if anything, it can "thicken" your blood, however not really to a significant extent. Drink alcohol in moderation, and alternate with water, and enjoy. ...Read more
What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?
Blood thinners: You are only 17 years old and there should be no reason for you to make your blood thin unless you or your family have history of having blood clots and in that situation you would require a blood thinner. ...Read more
7 to 10 days: Aspirin affects your platelet function. Platelets are the first cells to stop bleeding. They form a plug to stop further bleeding. Once you take Aspirin takes on average about 7 days to 14 days to have platelets resume their normal function providing one is also not taking advil, motrin, ibuprofen, Naproxen as well. ...Read more
Why are some clots difficult for the body to break down? Blood thinners are used to thin blood, which aids in the natural anticoagulation, correct?
An example may help: Heart-attacks are frequently caused by the rupture of a plaque in an artery in the heart. A clot forms over the injury but this also occludes the vessel that supplies part of the heart. The clotting system is responding properly to vessel damage and doesn't know that the clot is iinjurying the heart. Blood thinners can break up clots like this allowing blood to flow back to the heart. ...Read more
My friend was just in a car accident and she has 3 small hemotomas on her brain but they told her to take ibuprophrin doesn't that thin your blood?
Brain injury: If your understanding of injury is correct then you are correct to be concerned; your friend needs alternate prn analgesics;check back with the original evaluating facility of another physician. ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Generally will not thin the blood like Aspirin will and has little to no effect on the thickness of the blood. ...Read more
Can you take Bayer (aspirin) back and body pain medicine when you are taking medicine (verapamil) for high blood pressure?
Bayer (aspirin) back and body:
Contains aspirin and caffine. Should be Ok. Usually with aspirin you have to avoid/be careful w/ other blood thinning medication like plavix, coumadin (warfarin).Discuss with your doc
http://www. Rxlist. Com/drug-interactions/minor-index/acetaminophen-caffeine-oral. Htm ...Read more
I have a broken blood vessel on my brain which cause it to bleed I've just gotten out the hospital I have pain medicine but the only thing helps me relax and slow my headache down is marijuana I know its not good but its the only thing that works for me w
Behavioral: Strategies such as clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, biofeedback, etc. Can all be helpful and useful in other areas of your life. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org for one strategy. Stay close to your doc. A clinical psychologist can help w/behavioral interventions. Peace and good health. ...Read more
No.: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more
Pregnancy medication: Most commonly used pain medications (NSAIDs) and over the counter cough, cold medications are not safe in Pregnancy. However they may not be absolutely contraindicated. Please consult your family physician or Obstetrician before taking any medications in pregnancy. ...Read more
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