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Head ack for three days now and wont go away. I tried two tylenols (acetaminophen) and that didn't work much. I also tried two advils and that didn't work much. Help!

See a doctor now! Headaches that are getting worse or not going away need to be fully evaluated. Extra suffering aside, you don't want to delay finding out a brain tumor, for example, that can be cured if and only if diagnosed at an early stage. Read more...

I've had a constant headache for about 3 days now. The pain is on the left side of my head around my eyes. I've taken ibuprofen, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and drank pepsi, and neither of these worked. Is this serious?

HEADACHE. Constant headache x 3 days, unilateral, periorbital, left temporal, occurs same time of the day can be cluster headache. Alcohol intake triggers it. Because it is exdruciating, attacks are aborted by injections of tryptans and ergotamine. Prevention is with verapamil , etc. See neurologist for more advice. Read more...
Family history. Of migraines? Sounds like migraine equivalent headache. Have you had similar episodes before? If you have magnesium in the house try that and a cold compress (ice in a bag) on the back of the neck. Find a doctor who can prescribe an appropriate medication such as a triptan/ pain reliever tomorrow. Read more...

Can regular pain relievers like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, suppress a head ache caused by acute HIV?

Probably. There are no clinical trials addressing this specific question. It's likely that those drugs will reduce headache of acute HIV just as they reduce headache from many other causes. The response to the pain pill, however, CANNOT be used to diagnose what the CAUSE of a headache is. Read more...

10month baby has fever range from 100 to 102.5.also Saw doctor prescribed ibuprofen & Tylenol (acetaminophen).can I use ice pack to reduce hot in his head, bathe him?

Yes but. fever isn't a bad thing. It is part of the body's way of fighting infection. It is good to treat the fever, because having a fever feels awful, but the fever won't "cook his brain" or anything bad like that. Alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen as your doctor suggests, and if his symptoms worsen or don't improve, see your doctor again. Hope this helps! Read more...

2yo with flu high fever puking chills sore throat cough runny nose he keeps spitting like his mouth taste bad! What to give besides tylenol (acetaminophen) ibuprofen?

Clear fluids. Give small amounts of pedialyte of chicken broth sweetened with a small amount of sugar to prevent dehydration. If you start with 1/2 tsp every 10-15 minutes you can often give enough fluids to prevent or treat dehydration. Increase amount of 1/2 tsp every hour or so as tolerated. Your child sounds like one the pediatrician should see. May want to do a rapid strep screen & assess for dehydration. Read more...

What is 1500 grams of acetaminophen with Advil (ibuprofen) taken for?

1500 mg of. Acetaminophen at once is a large dose and you shouldn't take more than 3000 mg total per day on a regular basis. It's good to combine tylenol (acetaminophen) wth advil for an additive analgesic effect since they work through different mechanisms. Read more...