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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Temp / allergy ?: May be due to the cold temperature, how rapidly you are eating the ice cream, of you may have a dairy allergy. Best to check with your family physicia ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cold induced cough?: It is reported that breathing cold air without adequate temperature equilibration can lead to coughing (respiratory autonomic response). I suppose th ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Coughing: Coughing is a reflex from irritation of the voice box or trachea//lungs. Maybe the cold of the ice cream is irritating your vocal cords. Feel better ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armand Gonzalzles
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Eating ice cream probably has little impact on a cough, however, it may sooth a sore throat, especially butterscotch ice cream.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No: There's no reason to avoid a food you like just because you're ill. However, it's a good idea not to overindulge in foods that aren't high in nutritio ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Evaluation: It could be that the ice cream irritated your throat or reflux causing you to cough. Sometimes coughing after food or ice cream is normal but it could ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Unless you have reaction to temperatures like cold or the ingredients of the yogurt ice cream, that should be ok.
A member asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
? Allergy: If you are allergic to dairy products and if this is dairy free, it should be OK. Test with a small amount and with others present, if you become unwe ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Dairy products: sometimes induces sputum. Perhaps this and the cold temperature of ice cream causes you to cough.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchospasm?.....: The cough could be due to bronchospasm from an allergy to the foods mentioned. An allergy doctor may be needed to be certain of this diagnosis and for ... Read More

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