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Your Good Health: Use ibuprofen with caution after hernia operation

Your Good Health: Use ibuprofen with caution after hernia operation

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen need to be used with caution in a person who has something wrong with their platelets or a person who is postoperative.
Your Good Health: Patient diagnosed with COVID without testing

Your Good Health: Patient diagnosed with COVID without testing

During times of high prevalence, pretty much everyone you see with respiratory symptoms has COVID.
Your Good Health: Extremely bad cough can be symptom of asthma

Your Good Health: Extremely bad cough can be symptom of asthma

A cough that lasts for years could be due to several possibilities
Your Good Health: Rectal cancer treatment side-effects challenging

Your Good Health: Rectal cancer treatment side-effects challenging

The dose of radiation is quite high compared to some other cancers
Your Good Health: Growth on palm bothers retired mail carrier

Your Good Health: Growth on palm bothers retired mail carrier

Palmar fibromatosis is a benign thickening of the connective tissue in the hand that can cause fingers to curl and become difficult to straighten.
Your Good Health: Can Tylenol be taken for arthritis pain?

Your Good Health: Can Tylenol be taken for arthritis pain?

Acetaminophen isn't helping pain due to osteoarthritis in my husband's neck. Is it OK to take Aleve or ibuprofen instead?
Your Good Health: A low T-score and a low Z-score signify severe osteoporosis

Your Good Health: A low T-score and a low Z-score signify severe osteoporosis

The results for my last bone density test show not only a T-score but also a Z-score. For my spine (L1 through L4), the T-score is -3.4, while the Z-score is -1.4. Can you please explain the difference between the two measurements?
Your Good Health: Ivermectin useless for COVID, similar viruses

Your Good Health: Ivermectin useless for COVID, similar viruses

There was no reason to suspect that ivermectin would be helpful with viral diseases like COVID-19 or other respiratory viruses
Your Good Health: Lab results signify treatment for diabetes

Your Good Health: Lab results signify treatment for diabetes

People with Type 1 diabetes absolutely need insulin. We have some non-insulin medicines that help with Type 1 diabetes, but insulin is still a necessity.
Your Good Health: Autoimmune patient experiences painful menstruation

Your Good Health: Autoimmune patient experiences painful menstruation

Women don’t need to have menstrual cycles for their health