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Why do I start to cough when I eat or drink cold things

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
21 years experience Family Medicine
Could be asthma: There are many things that than cause after eating. One could be aspiration- accidentally swallowing liquids down the wrong pipe. If this only happe ... Read More
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Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Cold air: Breathing air past cold items can cool the air. Cold air can make many people cough. Sometimes people cough because they swallow improperly, but tha ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive airway: Perhaps a trial of leukotriene - Singulair(Montelukast) would ease up your airway reactivity. Go see a pulmonologist, there are a few different inhale ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Could be a sign of acid reflux.
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
May be: Esophageal spasm or other g i abnormality, need GI evaluation.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
See answer: Wet cough after something cold to eat or drink suggests vaso-motor imbalance. It may be one of many triggers of asthma. Especially if bronchodilators ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchospasm....: Cold can cause bronchospasm which, in turn, can lead to coughing. Try to eat and drink cold substances slower, giving them the chance to warm up prior ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Skipped Heart beat: I understand your concern about “heartskip a beat” We all occasionally feel them. It is likely that you had skipped beat due to Stress. It is not due ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: As noted in previous answer, might consider visit to md if concerned still of foreign body fb, but if brother is also coughing, then makes a fb less l ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Chronic cough: Chronic cough may persist after resolution of infection but more importantly maybe due to a number of causes quite different from the presumed infecti ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
42 years experience Dentistry
Spasm of vocal cords: Most likely it is simply spasms of the muscles that make up part of your vocal cords.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Some possible: things. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, there is some irritaiton with any respiratory infection. This leads to increased susceptibi ... Read More
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