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

Posted 7 Feb 2014 by Pennstate8 6 answers

... 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 Mirena, it was not out of the ordinary}. Even worst part about it is that I found out... on my ...

Is Tylenol a blood thinner?

Posted 27 Oct 2012 by mirvine 3 answers

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 is taking meds that are blood thinners.

Does Naproxen contain aspirin?

Posted 16 Nov 2012 by roger8277 4 answers

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.

How long does it normally take Celebrex to work?

Posted 12 Aug 2011 by Ouch14250 2 answers

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 make me more comfortable until the Celebrex kicks in. Don't want to do another. OUCH! They hurt ...

Just had top teeth pulled, Ideas for the pain?

Posted 5 Nov 2011 by MrsHaehner 6 answers

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 days before getting my teeth pulled. I have tried orajel on my gums and warm salt water. I have ...

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

Posted 3 Jul 2013 by Dav5B1k5r 2 answers

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) 500my Caps. Is the Amoxicillin the same as the Penicillin?

Has anyone had hemorrhoids removed by laser surgery?

Posted 25 Sep 2010 by christineATU 5 answers

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 regular surgical procedure? What can he expect? Recovery time? Any help is much appreciated!!

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

Posted 22 Feb 2012 by tstepan1 1 answer

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 Ibuprofen liquid gels with the Tylenol #3s for swelling. Would I have any adverse effects from ...

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

Posted 28 Apr 2013 by Parabritt21 8 answers

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 everyday. I do not appreciate this label because I'm only telling the truth about my symptoms. ...

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

Posted 9 May 2011 by B.R.Bhatia 2 answers

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. I do not want surgery. How long I will have to use this medicine for my prostate to come to its ...

How do you properly push an inguinal hernia back into place so I can temporarily wear a hernia belt?

Posted 22 Feb 2014 by rbaigas1 2 answers

This is only until I have surgery

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

Posted 8 Dec 2011 by rainrenaye 8 answers

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 very hard time w pain after first surgery because of tolerance to pain meds. I heard this was very ...

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

Posted 15 Jan 2014 by highstream 1 answer

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 one morning to find the back of my right hand highly swollen. The doctor's explanation is that ...

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

Posted 21 May 2013 by PattyP11 3 answers

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. overweight so I really can't afford to gain weight. I'd love to hear about your experience with ...

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

Posted 4 Oct 2012 by dibeggs 4 answers

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 doesn't qualify for oxygen, and inhalers and the nebulizer don't seem to help. Could it be any of the ...

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