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Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia: ACL Tears And Pain Killer Problems

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Young athletes, especially girls have been suffering from Anterior Cruciate Ligament tears, or ACL tears... How do you tear your ACL, and what are doctors now recommending to reduce the risk?

A warning about extra strength pain killers, specifically anything with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen.. But pharmacies are still stocking products like Extra Strength Tylenol that typically have 500 milligrams.

The concern is liver damage, and the FDA says these products are no longer considered safe.


Doctor Sonu Ahluwalia is here with some of the medical topics making the news.

Fun Facts About Dr. Ahluwalia:

Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D. was born in New Delhi and grew up in India. He attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in India before moving to the United States in 1993.He received his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in Boston, one of the most sought after training programs in orthopaedic surgery.Dr. Ahluwalia is a specialist in minimally invasive and muscle sparing approaches to joint replacement of the hip and knee as well as cartilage repair and healing.He was Associate Editor and then Editor-In-Chief of The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School for which he received a special commendation from the Harvard Combined Residency Program. (Source: Lapeerhealth.com)

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