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Suffering from hietal hernia and stomach bug, fever and headache, advised not to take aspirin. Any other medications ?

Hi my husband just found out at the hospital today that he has hietal hernia and also a stomach bug. The stomach bug is causing him to be feverish and has a very bad headache but because of the hernia the doctor said he shouldn t take aspirin because it could upset his stomache. So what can he take to help with the fevervand headache caused by the virus?
Asked On : Wed, 11 Jul 2012
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For the fever and the headache, he can take Tablet Paracetamol 500 mg every 6 hourly. This will not upset his stomach and relieve the fever as well.
Also, give him plenty of fluids. Sponging with tepid water will also help.
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