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Sciatica nerve - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello, my husband is suffering with sciatica nerve pain, how much advil can he take for intense pain
Doctor :   500-600 mg
User :   is there anything else he can do for pain like hot comprsses or hot bath
Doctor :   hot compression would not relive this pain much

User :   what else can he do, he is in intenst pain
User :   is it 500 a day
Doctor :   so he acn take 3 times a day

Doctor :   of 500 mg each time
User :   ok
User :   thank u very much
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   it is 200 mg
User :   each time
Doctor :   but if at all it is severe pain he can take upto 800 mg each day
User :   ok sounds good

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