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Doctor insights on: Does Eating Raw Rice Cause Cough

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Does rice make phlegm thick? Should we avoid rice in cough n cold??

Does rice make phlegm thick? Should we avoid rice in cough n cold??

No: Neither rice nor milk causes phlegm.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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I choked on rice of a pea what would happen if it gets in your lungs I feel fine I did not cough and would I bee coughing if I inhaled it anxious?

I choked on rice of a pea what would happen if it gets in your lungs I feel fine I did not cough and would I bee coughing if I inhaled it anxious?

Choking and Inhaling: If it is in your lungs and you are breathing comfortably and not coughing it is not going to cause any trouble and the cilia that line the trachea will move it up into your throat. It doesn't sound like you have much to worry about. ...Read more

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Woke from dead sleep had to cough had stomach acid come up and some rice from dinner lungs burned for 30min now it's been 4 hours I feel OK any danger?

Woke from dead sleep had to cough had stomach acid come up and some rice from dinner lungs burned for 30min now it's been 4 hours I feel OK any danger?

Aspiration: It's likely that you got some stomach contents into your lungs. This CAN lead to pneumonia, so if your symptoms worsen at all, you should definitely be seen by a doctor. Get well soon! ...Read more

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Sir, whenever I eat fast foods or rice items which is made of high fat oil, when I cough I feel oily or mucous collected in my throat. Why it happes??

Sir, whenever I eat fast foods or rice items which is made of high fat oil, when I cough I feel oily or mucous collected in my throat. Why it happes??

Reflux...: Eating those foods can decrease pressure that keeps acid in the stomach and cause the acid to go up through your esophagus and to your throat area. Mucus is made to protect you from the acid that goes up. Also can cause you to feel 'lump' in your throat. It is usually called GERD or reflux. Change diet, and/or antacids like Prilosec can help. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Not a good idea: Eating anything that is meant to be cooked raw increases chances of infection as if such agents were present they would not be killed without cooking. Rice absorbs fluid and if you eat too much raw rice you can get stomach discomfort as the rice expands in size when it is submitted to fluid contents of your intestinal area and fluid that you drink. Eating raw rice is a bad idea. ...Read more

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I'm fond of eating raw rice. Every one says that if we eat more raw rice the mensus will be improper. Is it so and will it cause any problem?

I'm fond of eating raw rice. Every one says that if we eat more raw rice the mensus will be improper. Is it so and will it cause any problem?

Not likely...: Raw rice is not dangerous and should not have any effect on your menstrual cycle. Eating a large amount, may cause some abdominal pain or distention due to the large amount of water that rice can absorb. Also, raw rice is a food that someone with PICA may crave - you may wish to see your physician to ensure that you are not anemic or deficient in any nutrients that are leading to your habit. ...Read more

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How true that eating raw rice can cause harmful bacteria in the body like salmonella? Is there really side effect of taking raw rice?

How true that eating raw rice can cause harmful bacteria in the body like salmonella? Is there really side effect of taking raw rice?

Not really: Any food can be contaminated with bacterial pathogens but commercially purchased rice is not likely to be any more dangerous than any other product. Certainly, if taken directly from a rice paddy in countries in which human excrement is used as fertilizer, this may create a risk. ...Read more

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Can cough cause throat chest feel rAw n burning n cause u to cough more n what can I do can't stop coughing cause throst I think?

Can cough cause throat chest feel rAw n burning n cause u to cough more n what can I do can't stop coughing cause throst I think?

Respiratory infectio: Sound like you may have infection in the respiratory tract, you need physical exam and medicines could be used to make you feel better. See your doctor. ...Read more

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37 dg c a fever? Combined w/ cough head congestion raw throat & ears blocked cause for concern? Sick since fri just passed. Recommendation for relief?

37 dg c a fever? Combined w/ cough head congestion raw throat & ears blocked cause for concern? Sick since fri just passed. Recommendation for relief?

Viral URI: The symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory tract viral infection. Fluids, vitamin C and let your normal 30 year old immune system get you better. You do not need an antibiotic. If you are getting WORSE after 5 days or NOT BETTER after 10 days, an antibiotic may be empirically given. See your physician if not better in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice is it bad for baby?

Eating raw rice is it bad for baby?

Not appropriate: Improperly cooked rice can develop a toxin from the b cereus bacteria that can cause vomiting
no reason to eat raw rice for babies
proteins are much healthier. ...Read more

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Have a habit of eating raw rice and is that it effects me in future?

Have a habit of eating raw rice and is that it effects me in future?

Check for anemia: Raw rice is harder to digest than cooked rice. If one chews and chews to grind the raw rice into a flour slurry, it should digest better. If one has no gurgly tummy symptoms, then the raw rice is not likely causing any problems. One might end up with TMJ pain due to all that chewing. One should also be checked for anemia, which can cause cravings to chew on things. There exist some raw rice myths. ...Read more

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I have a habit of eating raw rice. Does that habit affect me from gaining weight?

I have a habit of eating raw rice. Does that habit affect me from gaining weight?

Rice gains weight.: Rice are carbohydrates. If you eat them and don't burn them through physical activity, they are stored as fat. You gain weight. If you exercise and eat a well balanced diet, there should be no significant weight gain. Not cooking it, does not save you from gaining the weight, acids in the stomach break through the rice so the body can absorb it's calories and if fortified, nutrients. ...Read more

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I have bad habit of eating raw rice...what should I do? Because I think I am gaining weight

I have bad habit of eating raw rice...what should I do? Because I think I am gaining weight

Possible deficit: This is a strange dietary habit. Is it a personal preference or do you feel compelled to eat raw rice? This might be a form of Pica, which is often a sign of some kind of nutrient deficiency. You might consider seeking medical care to evaluate for deficiency in iron and other micronutrients. ...Read more

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Sir, I have habit of eating raw rice very badly, what are the effects and how can I overcome that??

Sir, I have habit of eating raw rice very badly, what are the effects and how can I overcome that??

Pica: Is the medical term for eating unusual things like ice, cornstarch, clay or raw rice compulsively. It is often a sign of iron deficiency anemia. You should be tested for anemia and if found, treated. Usually the compulsion goes away once the anemia is corrected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can eating rice and or rice products everyday cause you to become allergic to it? As for other foods too.

Can eating rice and or rice products everyday cause you to become allergic to it? As for other foods too.

No: Unless you are destined to b e allergic to a certain food, that will happen whether you eat it a lot or not, if you discover that you are truly allergic to a certain food element, please avoid it, and try to see an allergist for confirmation, goo luck ...Read more

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I get hungry every hour and eat a lot but recently a few months back I started eating raw rice. Is it a good thing to do? Should I stop it?

I get hungry every hour and eat a lot but recently a few months back I started eating raw rice. Is it a good thing to do? Should I stop it?

Pica? See doc: Eating every hour may not be entirely unusual at your age but you should still get a check out to find out if you may have diabetes, thyroid problem. Your obsession on raw rice may be a sign of iron deficiency anemia- or pica. There is no harm I can see in eating raw rice, unless that's all you eat, except that you may get pretty bloated if you drink liquid with it especially in large quantity. ...Read more

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I like eating raw rice and my body weight is increasing so I want to stop eating it. I tried many times to stop it but I couldn't, pls help me stop it?

I like eating raw rice and my body weight is increasing so I want to stop eating it. I tried many times to stop it but I couldn't, pls help me stop it?

This: Sounds suspiciously like PICA the consumption of foreign substances (usually CLAY) and I think that you need some counseling!!!!!!!

Speak with your parents immediately! We cannot interact with you more than this under the age of 21! ...Read more

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Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? What's the root cause?

Is eating too much rice causes diabetes? What's the root cause?

It does not: I'm sorry someone told you something this foolish. Type I diabetes is an autoimmune disease that usually starts before age 20. Type ii diabetes is a genetically programmed disease that can be kept largely at bay by fitness and weight control. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice made kidney stones?

Eating raw rice made kidney stones?

Be careful!: There is a strain of bacteria called Bacillus cereus that can be found in uncooked rice and can lead to gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea by producing a toxin that cooking typically kills off. In general, uncooked rice should not cause kidney stones however. ...Read more

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Is eating raw rice bad for you?

Is eating raw rice bad for you?

Raw rice: You can get severe abdominal distention. I assume you are taking about uncooked? Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice affects anything?

Eating raw rice affects anything?

Not really: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more

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I have a habbit of eating raw rice how to cntrol?

I have a habbit of eating raw rice how to cntrol?

Raw rice: For unusual habits, they can be controlled by energy psychology methods, behavioral methods etc.
See a psychologist and ask for a method to break the habit. ...Read more

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I have a habit of eating raw rice. Is dat becomes an affect to me in the future if I continue eating raw rice?

Raw Rice: Simply CANNOT be DIGESTED and has no NUTRITIONAL value thus I must ask WHY???? are you eating it?? It's a bit like eating clay...or dirt......

Hope this helps!

BTW I would check this "habit" out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider).. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice is any side effects on kidney?

Eating raw rice is any side effects on kidney?

No: Eating raw rice does not cause kidney stones, despite what is sometimes found on the Internet. Good luck. ...Read more