Doctor insights on:
Cold Chin Skin
Limited information: Your symptom can be part of a number of disease processes.....Most of which would turn out to be quite unimportant in the long run. However, to answer your question a very good physical examination to include some form of laboratory workup will get the ball rolling. Call or doctor or if you don't have one...This would be a good opportunity to look into signing up with one. Cheers! ...Read more
Col head: You are cold headeaded From the symptoms you describe, it sounds that it could be a circulatory disturbance (due to compression of blood vessels) or a nerve pinched. This may occurs due to any clots in blood vessels, excessive alcohol use or diabetes. I would suggest evaluating all the possibilities with the help of a doctor first. Further referral to a neurologist will surely help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is that horrible painful feeling you get in your head after you eat something that is really cold?
Ice Cream Headache: I scream? You scream? When something very cold touches the roof of your mouth, the nerves on your palate can refer pain to your head. Ow! things you can do: 1/ press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 2/ tilt your head backwards for 10 seconds. 3/ drink something warmer than what you just ate. ...Read more
Sometimes I get a fuzzy, cold feeling in the left side of my head that lasts for 5-10 seconds, what is this?
My bf keeps getting a very cold feeling on his head. He says it feels like there's ice on it. What could this be?
Hi. Some days I wake up with a cold feeling on the left side of my head and it scares me so much. It happened again this morning. Should I be worried?
See clinician: Not sure what's causing your symptoms, but if making you upset, then do get checked. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Symptom relief: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
Here's the list:: (A head cold is a viral upper respiratory infection not be helped by antibiotics. So ....) Rest; stay hydrated (water, juice, warm lemon water with honey); soothe sore throat (salt water gargle:1/4-1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water); combat stuffiness (OTC saline nose drops/sprays); relieve pain (acetaminophen/ibuprofen); sip warm liquids (chicken soup, tea); add moisture to air; OTC cold/cough meds ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluids&decongestants: Head cold is caused by viral infecton and is self limited and gets better without treatment within a week.For symptomatic relief you should drink extra fluid and for congestion you can take over the counter decongestants and Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm for cough if you have cough.There is no role of antibiotics for head cold. ...Read more
Workout: As tolerated, in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cold tips: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more
Tips: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more
Head cold: Treat the symptoms: tylenol/nsaid (if tolerated) for fever, headache, aches; decongestant for sinus pressure/middle ear fluid; antihistamine for sneezing/runny nose; salt water nasal spray & gargle for sore throat; fluids to avoid dehydration if feverish; chicken soup/bouillion for sore throat & congestion; zinc lozenges; vitamin c & d; ecchinacea (if you're into herbal alternatives). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer