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Is Tylenol a blood thinner?

Having surgery a week from today. I have pain from a muscle strain in lower back. I can't take ibuprofen because I'm having surgery in a week. Can I take Tylenol for pain? I think the issue ...

Posted 27 Oct 2012 2 answers

Even though very rare, I DID get pregnant with Mirena, after having it in for 3 YEARS, which i?

... thought was the best form of birth control {since I never had any issues with it- until then}. Did not find out I was even pregnant until I was six MONTHS {since you can go without bleeding with ...

Posted 7 Feb 2014 4 answers

Does Naproxen contain aspirin?

I have had catarac surgery and was told not to take any aspirin products, so I need to know if Naproxen has aspirin it it's ingredients.

Posted 16 Nov 2012 4 answers

How long does it normally take Celebrex to work?

I have just started on the drug after reinjuring my knee after kneecap replacement surgery. Due to the injury, my doc says I have some more arthritis developing. She gave me a Cortisone shot to help ...

Posted 12 Aug 2011 2 answers

Just had top teeth pulled, Ideas for the pain?

I just had all my top teeth pulled last week and do not have anything for the pain until sometime next week. Because I recently had surgery on my knee and already taking Vicodin 7.5mg but ran out 2 ...

Posted 5 Nov 2011 6 answers

Is Amoxicillin Caps 500mg the same as Penicillin V.K. 500mg?

I'm about to have dental surgery for dental replacements. I've been given a prescription for Penicillin V.K. 500mg. I have a leftover prescription of Amoxicillin (generic for Amoxil Caps) ...

Posted 3 Jul 2013 2 answers

How does amitriptyline work for nerve pain? Does it ALWAYS cause weight gain?

My dr. suggested it for some mild nerve pain after a surgery but I understand that weight gain is one of the most frequent side effects. I'm over 55 years old & I'm about 15 lbs. ...

Posted 21 May 2013 3 answers

Can I take two Tylenol#3s and one 200mg Advil Ibuprofen at the same time after wisdom teeth surgery?

I just got my wisdom teeth out about 10 hours ago, and I was prescribed Ibuprofen and Tylenol #3. I am currently taking two Tylenol #3s for pain, but I was wondering if I could take one 200 mg Advil ...

Posted 22 Feb 2012 1 answer

How do I get the red flag removed from me? I am being seen for chronic pelvic pain?

My doctor blew me off and said it was just anxiety. Meanwhile, another doctor I was seeing in the practice wanted to do surgery for adhesions. I'm not looking to get high. I am in severe pain ...

Posted 28 Apr 2013 8 answers

BPH - how long will I need to take contiflo D (Tamsulosin) for?

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Sir, I am 56 years old. I am suffering from enlarged prostate for the last more than 4 years. My PSA is 8.080. I am taking contiflo-D tabs. Feeling somewhat O.K. ...

Posted 9 May 2011 2 answers

Herniated disc - I don't want surgery, but what other options do I have?!?

I am 27 years old and a single mother of two. I also work in daycare full time. Needless to say my life is spent bending and lifting. Well, last year in October I was diagnosed with sciatica and the ...

Posted 11 Jan 2013 5 answers

Typically, how long should hand swelling continue after shoulder rotator cuff/impingement surgery?

I had right shoulder surgery (by scope) that included repair of the supraspinatus (95%) and work on the acrimon and clavicle to relieve impingement problems. About two and half weeks later, I woke up ...

Posted 15 Jan 2014 1 answer

Do any drugs have a side effect of shortness of breath?

My husband is taking many drugs since 5-way bipass surgery, and ever since then is extremely short of breath even with minor movement (like walking to the bathroom), but the tests show he ...

Posted 4 Oct 2012 3 answers

Having knee joint manipulation surgery. How long is pain after?

I had knee replacement in Aug 2011. Dont have much motion and still in pain. So they r going to straiten knee all the way and bend knee all the way back break up scar tissue while im sleep. I had a ...

Posted 8 Dec 2011 2 answers

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