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Ask the Doctors - Could a topical pain reliever help my sore shoulder?

May 30, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Could a topical pain reliever help my sore shoulder?

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Dear Doctors: I play in a weekend softball league and my shoulder aches for a couple of day after the game. Aspirin hurts my stomach so I wonder whether using a pain medication in a cream or ointment might help? Thanks to effective over-the-counter drugs, banishing minor aches or pains is as easy as a […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, aspirin, capsaicin, Dr. Eve Glazer, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, menthol, methyl salicylate, NSAIDs, topical pain relievers