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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Query: Hi doctor, My tonsils have been swollen for almost an entire month. I have had two normal appointments for it and I am scheduled for a visit with an ENT doctor after four days. Today, my throat pain is more than it has been in the past few days and my left tonsil is significantly bigger than my righ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is obvious that your tonsil infection is not gone. Perhaps, it has been more complicated now since pain and fever is up and lymphadenopathy is shown. Retro or peritonsillar abscesses are the complications of untreated tonsillitis that may require specific treat... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female. Since yesterday, I have been suffering from high fever, body ache and headache. Fever dropped to 102 degree Fahrenheit in the evening. I had Crocin. Later, the temperature hit 104 degree Fahrenheit. I got shivers and vomited once. Still the temperature is same. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms that you described in your query are typical of influenza (viral infection of the respiratory tract). It does not require any specific treatment. There is no need of antibiotics as they are ineffective in this condition. You have to take painkillers only to... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hello doctor, When I was 19 years old, I slipped in a wet road and my hips bumped on the ground. Now I am 21 years old, and now I experienced muscle back pain or numbness in my lower back sometimes but not often. The pain just happens if I hold heavy objects or been in a long trip in a rocky road o... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems it is the result of the trauma you have had two years ago. Muscle or spine bone damage may have occurred. That can be understood doing a MRI examination of your spine. Anyway if that does not happen often, there is no any specific treatment you can take abou... Read Full »