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My temp is 99.7 cold and I have colitis I put anti biotic cream for acne in my back could that be why of is it just a cold no cough but warm and dizzy?

My temp is 99.7 cold and I have colitis I put anti biotic cream for acne in my back could that be why of is it just a cold no cough but warm and dizzy?

Rest & drink fluids: Lots of different symptoms in your question, do you have acute diarrhea or ongoing type of colitis. applying antibiotic cream to back will not cause dizziness and low grade fever. Typical colds present with fever, sore throat, cough, nasal congestion and can last 10-14 days and usually resolve with supportive treatment . Rest & drink fluids, avoid dairy if loose bm;s. See MD if no better ...Read more

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What causes an ice cream headache like when you eat too much or too fast?

What causes an ice cream headache like when you eat too much or too fast?

Brain Freeze: It is caused by having something cold touch the roof of the mouth , and is believed to result from a nerve response causing rapid constriction and swelling of blood vessels or a "referring" of pain from the roof of the mouth to the head. ...Read more

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Can a sugar high from cake, ice cream and soda cause me to forget everything that happened the past night?

Can a sugar high from cake, ice cream and soda cause me to forget everything that happened the past night?

No,: No just that. I you did have "lost time" either someone gave you a drug or there is something else going on psychologically. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/fugue_state evaluation by a professional is indicated. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son was eating ice cream & stopped cause it was hurting his lower back, what could this be caused by?

My 4 year old son  was eating ice cream & stopped cause it was hurting his lower back, what could this be caused by?

Cold esophagus: Sometimes younger children have a hard time characterizing pain specifically. He may have had the equivalent of his brain freeze in his esophagus or stomach, a sudden pain from the coldness and was not able to best express where he was feeling the pain. Other than that, if the pain then got immediately better, sounds benign but I have got nothing else for you.... ...Read more

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Is it rare for ice cream to cause food poisining ? I haven't heard that you can get posining with ice cream people say you can ?

Is it rare for ice cream to cause food poisining ? I haven't heard that you can get posining with ice cream people say you can ?

Uncommon, possible: Most food poisoning is associated with other types of foods, but there is a bacteria called listeria that survives very well at freezing temperatures that can cause food poisoning, and it can be found in ice cream. ...Read more

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Ice cream really upsets my bowels, but other types of lactose products seem ok. Is this common? What could be the cause?should I say away from lactose

Ice cream really upsets my bowels, but other types of lactose products seem ok. Is this common? What could be the cause?should I say away from lactose

Lactose intolerance: Yoghurt and cheese are dairy products in which the lactose has been fermented by microorganisms, making them relatively lactose free. Ordinary milk should cause similar symptoms as what you experience with ice cream. If that is not the pattern, you are reacting to a specific additive to the ice cream. ...Read more