A 50-year-old member asked:
I eat ice almost all the time every chance i get. am i addicted?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
One idea: You may be iron deficient even if not yet anemic. I never believed this until it actually happened to me -- i started wanting to eat ice all the time. This is worth discussing with your physician at your next opportunity.
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Last updated Jan 22, 2014
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