Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) drug used during pain, fever, and inflammation. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain caused by conditions like headaches, arthritis, toothache, muscle sprain, menstrual cramps, etc. It is also used for patent ductus arteriosus, which a condition caused when the ductus arteriosus fails to close at birth.

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Is it possible for Lithium and Ibuprofen interaction to result in neurological toxicity?

Query: I want to know if it is possible for a young person (age 27) to experience neurological lithium toxicity WITHOUT showing evidence of kidney damage/problems. I have been taking 1200mg of Lithium for 5 years. Last year I suffered an injury which required regular pain management. I was told to take I...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi. this is pure drug drug interaction which is well known with Lithium. in fact Lithium interacts with many drugs and is one of the drugs with narrow therapeutic index. Symptoms of Lithium toxicity can develop even in absence of kidney damage as they are mainly due to increased lithium concentratio...  Read Full »

Should I continue icing my swollen lips?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a swollen lip for one week due to a fall. I have been icing it for every 15 minutes. I feel that the swelling is more now. Should I continue icing?  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, do not ice more. If possible, show it to your doctor. I want to make sure that there is no foreign body, infection or deep laceration. You may need more care, possible antibiotics and get a tetanus vaccination if you had not had one lately. Can you share a picture...  Read Full »

Can I take Brufen and Aspirin at the same time for period cramps and migraine?

Query: Hi doctor, Sometimes I get migraines (three times per year) and Aspirin is the only tablet that help me in that situation. I was wondering if I get migraines during my period can I still take Aspirin?  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement you have been suffering from migraine occasionally and your query is whether you can take Aspirin during your menstrual period or not. According to your query, if you take Aspirin regularly you can notice yo...  Read Full »

Is surgery mandatory for boils in the leg?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother has swelling on his left foot. He has a boil on his left inner leg 4 inches above his left ankle inner bone. The doctor he visited gave him medicines for his boil and said the boil will come out in some days. The swelling in his foot has increased and so he visited the same...  Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. He is having diabetes? If yes, what is the sugar level? If yes, first you have to control the sugar level. He is having a deep infected ulcer with cellulitis. What medications he is on? Since it is a deep and swelling extended up to the foot better open the wound ...  Read Full »

What causes fleshy growth over the appendicectomy stitches?

Query: Hi doctor, Four years ago, I had an appendicitis surgery. There is a flesh like growth where the stitches are placed. What should I do now? How to get it removed?  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fleshy lumps you are feeling in the incision area are granulomas due to the body reaction against the material of the stitches. Sometimes, they go away using anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics. So, I would suggest Clarithromycin and Ibuprofen twice daily for 10 d...  Read Full »

Why do I have gum pain after having implants?

Query: Hi doctor,Eight days ago, I had four dental implants placed in the lower jaw. Is it normal to have pain on the sides of the gums where I got implants?  Read Full »


Dr. Nupur Prashant Shah

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern regarding dental health. The presence of pain for 10 to 15 days after implant is a normal one. It might also be due to some infections like plaque or food lodgement or due to some pathological changes in bone. So, you should consult your nea...  Read Full »

How to relieve jaw pain due to an impacted wisdom tooth?

Query: I'm having ache in lower jaw. Last time i visited dentist...i had a root canal same side After a month i started experiencing pain in that jaw sometimes... Doctor said root canal is fine and that i have impacted wisdom tooth after a quick x ray. I am having pain now again in that jaw after 3 mon...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Emranul Islam

Dentist, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Answer: Hello, welcome to iCliniq. This may be the pain from the same reason you had previously. If you have an impacted wisdom tooth, then that can cause you this kind of problem repeatedly. But if you have pain on biting, that may be from the root canal treated tooth. Do you have the xray? Can you send ...  Read Full »

How to cure moderate to severe daily migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have migraines daily for the past two months. It gets controlled with painkillers and worsens with movement. Other than that no other symptoms (like dizziness or vomiting) are present. The pain is usually moderate to severe, sometimes one-sided and sometimes full head pain. I am tak...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would explain that considering your aggravated situation, it would be reasonable to start preventive therapy for migraine. In this regard, I would recommend starting Topiramate 50 mg twice daily (it is recommended starting 25 mg daily ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for genital herpes.

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently contracted genital herpes. I am having an outbreak, which scared me. I have blisters (vesicles) on the penis. I had a blood test done last week and this confirmed it. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly reviewed your health query and can well establish the sensitivity of issues you have. Thanks for uploading the labs here for reference (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, both HSV-1 and HSV-2 are positive. You also mentioned the lesio...  Read Full »

How to treat low back pain due to injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I hurt myself two days ago and it seemed to be getting better. But today it is worse than when it started. Most of the pain is in the right side area. Today, I cannot walk due to excruciating pain. The only relief is laying flat on my back or standing at the foot of the bed and bent o...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Wajid

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the pain you are suffering from. It is nothing but low back pain radiated to the leg. Due to constant stress and improper posture you get this. Taking rest and doing simple exercises will help reduce pain and also you can take Advil (Ibuprofen) for quic...  Read Full »

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