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sometimes when i drink milkshakes or have ice cream etc. i get a tight chest. it isn't bad, just a bit uncomfortable. why does this happen?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Esophageal spasm: similar to "brain freeze"- caused by constriction of the esophagus from ingestion of very cold or iced drinks.
Answered on Aug 5, 2020
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