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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

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 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

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

Has anyone had hemorrhoids removed by laser surgery?

Hubby has had hemorrhoids for years and finally wants to have them taken care of. What are the latest techniques on having them removed? Do they even have laser surgery for this? Or is it like a ...

Posted 25 Sep 2010 4 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

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