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Emjones88 Tue 16-Jun-15 23:17:48


Is it safe for me to take paracetamol? I have bad ear ache and a sore throat developing.

The NHS website says it should be safe but to speak to a GP first. Obviously doctors is closed ATM.

I'm 12weeks btw, scan mon. If that's important.

If I can't I will live, but it is rather sore.

Iloveonionchutney Tue 16-Jun-15 23:19:37

I would, as long as your not taking them all day every day it'll be fine. And you need your rest. Hope you feel better.

Jellybean100 Tue 16-Jun-15 23:25:01

Yes paracetamol is fine, no more than 4g in 24 hours, at least 4 hours between 1g doses xx

rempy Tue 16-Jun-15 23:26:48

Yes, fine. Don't take aspirin or ibuprofen though - so check things like those cold drinks very carefully.

Emjones88 Tue 16-Jun-15 23:27:15

Thank you so much ladies. Xx

ARV1981 Wed 17-Jun-15 07:18:28

Yes, you can take paracetamol. If your throat is sore, make a lemon and honey drink. It's really surprisingly soothing. Squeeze half a lemon into a mug, put around 1 teaspoon of honey (more if you like!) And pour boiling water on it. I add grated ginger as well (around half a teaspoon).
Hope you're feeling better soon xxx flowers

Skiptonlass Wed 17-Jun-15 07:35:36

As long as you have no other reason not to take it normally (liver disease etc) then Yes, you can.

If you develop a fever then see your doctor as a priority.

mousmous Wed 17-Jun-15 07:41:39

yes it should be fine.
take as little as possible for as short as necessary.

Emjones88 Wed 17-Jun-15 08:29:50

Ahh thank you for advice ladies. I have woken up and it's worse with puss on tonsils. Will make a doctors appointment for today. Xx

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