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Does Eating Ice Cubes Cause Throat Cancer
How does eating ice cubes or ice cream and drinking cold beverages cause tonsillitis or sore throat?
It doesn't: There's no connection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
No - but germs can: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Depends: Esophageal cancer is caused by a number of factors. Eating smoked or cured meats has been shown to be a risk factor for developing esophageal cancer in many studies. Other risk factors include smoking, alcohol use and chronic acid reflux from the stomach. So i would encourage you to find a new favorite food. :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: I dont think there is any data supporting this. ...Read more
What you are.....: Describing is pagophagia, the consumption of ice in the setting of anemia, usually due to an fe deficiency state. The ice consumption is not causative, but rather emblematic. You should see your dr and be evaluated for fe deficiency. You may find that your dr checks your hematocrit and red cell indices, and if microcytic hypochromic anemia is detected, starts you on fe rx (cheaper than fe testing). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely: Anything is possible, but this is very unlikely. ...Read more
I'm aware that eating mouldy nuts and rice can cause liver cancer but can eating a mouldy apple cause cancer too? So worried!
Stop worrying: We live in a sea of carcinogens and there is no avoiding all risk. Aflatoxin from aspergillus on peanuts mutates TP53 and is a clear risk to those heavily exposed Most rice and fruit mold is unrelated and poses no known risk. I would urge you to didcard moldy food because it is nasty, and to stop reading internet scare stuff. It's mostly by disinformation artists. Be discerning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks postpartum, tongue and mouth burns after eating chips or things likes soda. Roof is also sore. What is causing this?
Burning mouth is: a difficult condition to diagnose/treat. Certainly it occurs after eating/drinking certain foods, but also occurs without these triggers.It is possible that your altered hormonal milieu following pregnancy is a factor.Other factors include dry mouth, nutritional deficiencies (B vitamins/iron/zinc), allergies, reflux, medications, etc. Problem may be with taste and sensory nerves. Start with ENT ...Read more
Does eating ice cream affect stomach ulcers? Hurts my stomach about 10mins after eating ice cream. The pain is where the ulcers are
Not expected: Actually cream tends to soothe the ulcer pain temporarily but does slow down your stomach emptying and thus may worsen your symptoms if you have reflux problem. You need to see a doctor see most ulcers can be permanently cured by a short course of medications if caused by a bacterium called h pylori. ...Read more
8 months pregnant. Can't drink carbonated drinks or eat spicy food without intense pain
/burn in throat and chest when swallowing. Is this gerd?
Pregnant throat pain: Greetings, as a.father of 3, your throat discomfort appears to me as you suspected, coming from GERD. As your anatomy and physiology changes with the advancing pregnancy, increasing of your intra abdominal pressure changes too which places you at rush for GERD. With your ObGyn doc for recommend treatments. Once delivery occurs, your body should revert back to the way it functioned before pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may: There is no clear answer to this question. But healthy eating is an important part of staying healthy and cancer-free. This should include plant based foods, low or no red meat in your diet. Eating burnt meat once time is not likely to cause any harm but charcoal cooked meats should be avoided to minimize risk of developing cancer. ...Read more
Can not chewing well & swallowing food tear esophagus? Chest hurt when swallowing cookie. Afterwards no symptoms, but can it be torn asymptomatically?
Unlikely: A complete tear of the esophagus from normal food would be very unlikely, and you'd know it if it happened (think lots of blood and pain). Esophageal stasis is a condition where normal motility in the esophagus is decreased, leading to pain and difficulty swallowing. The swallowing of hard crunchy foods can cause superficial but painful scratches to the lining of the esophagus. ...Read more
Eating chocolate, honey and other sweet foods immediatly burns my throat! is the esophagus sensitive to sweet/strong foods? (can anxiety cause this?)
Throat burn: Throat burning with certain foods may be due to reflux of acid in the throat. You can have this without the typical reflux symptom of heartburn. Other symptoms of reflux into the throat are hoarseness, phlegm, cough, throat clearing, low grade sore throat, feelings of a lump in the throat... Stress and anxiety can exacerbate symptoms in the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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