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Doctor insights on: Eat Ice Cream Cold Bronchitis

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi. May be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics, steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can ...Read more


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Is it ok to eat dairy free vegan ice cream when I have bronchitis? Will it make my cough worse?

Is it ok to eat dairy free vegan ice cream when I have bronchitis? Will it make my cough worse?

? Allergy: If you are allergic to dairy products and if this is dairy free, it should be OK. Test with a small amount and with others present, if you become unwell. All the best. ...Read more

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Is is bad idea to eat ice cream when he has phlegm when coughing while he is recovering from bronchitis?

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Is is bad idea to eat ice cream when he has phlegm when coughing while he is recovering from bronchitis?

Not really: Eating ice cream may make him feel better. Coughing is normal when recovering from bronchitis. Unless he is choking on liquids, I think it should be okay. ...Read more

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Does ice cream help bronchitis?

Does ice cream help bronchitis?

No: Ice cream, although universally desired, has not been shown to provide definitive and reproducible benefit to bronchitis sufferers. On a related but somewhat different topic, although milk products have been implicated to worsen coughs, this is generally felt to be an old wive's tale. ...Read more

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Could you explain why does my teeth hurt when I eat ice cream, chocolates and anything complete cold and too hot?

Could you explain why does my teeth hurt when I eat ice cream, chocolates and anything complete cold and too hot?

Cold Sensitive Teeth: If eating ice cream make your teeth hurt, you are probably suffering from cold sensitive teeth. This is a problem that should be dealt with right away. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My fingers and lips become swollen when I touch ice and drink cold water or eat ice cream.?

My fingers and lips become swollen when I touch ice and drink cold water or eat ice cream.?

Cold "urticaria": This is called cold "urticaria" although your case is better described as cold angioedema. Can you tell us how soon after the exposure the swelling happens? If this develops hours after the exposure, the problem may be more complicated. Have you tried taking an antihistamine 1-2 hrs prior to the exposure to see if this helps? No swimming or showering in cold water please. ...Read more

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Why do I get a toothache whenever I eat something cold, like ice cream, or drink a hot beverage? This never used to happen but has been getting worse for a while now. Do teeth get more sensitive as we get older?

Why do I get a toothache whenever I eat something cold, like ice cream, or drink a hot beverage? This never used to happen but has been getting worse for a while now. Do teeth get more sensitive as we get older?

Pulpitis: If you are getting lingering pain to hot and cold stimuli, then you have a pulpitis, or inflamation of the pulp of a tooth. This would necessitate a root canal on the offending tooth.
As we get older, we may get more decay, fillings, crowns etc on a tooth. All these cumulative things traumatize the pulp and the result can be a pulpitis. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat ice cream every day?

Is it ok to eat ice cream every day?

Noooooo!!: Ice cream is way too heavy to add to your daily meal plan. Unless you're literally having only a spoonful or two daily, you'd surely gain weight by eating ice cream every day. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue to eat ice cream every day?

Is it generally no issue to eat ice cream every day?

Noooooo!!: Ice cream is way too heavy to add to your daily meal plan. Unless you're literally having only a spoonful or two daily, you'd surely gain weight by eating ice cream every day. ...Read more

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Can a diabetic person with bsr-537 eat ice cream?

Can a diabetic person with bsr-537 eat ice cream?

What's BSR-537: Don't know what bsr-537 is. If that's your blood sugar reading, you shouldn't be eating ice cream, you should be contacting your doctor immediately, as your blood sugar is dangerously high and need immediate treatment. ...Read more

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When will a toddler be old enough to eat ice cream?

When will a toddler be old enough to eat ice cream?

Sure: Toddlers love ice cream, but use in moderation as there is a lot of sugar in this. However, for an occasional treat and to get some dairy, it's just fine after the child's first birthday. ...Read more

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How many lactaid pills should I take if I want to eat ice cream?

How many lactaid pills should I take if I want to eat ice cream?

Depends: Depends on how much you eat. Look at the label for suggestions and then adjust the dose to fit you. Trial and error. ...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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I'm just wondering, if you eat a little bit of ice-cream daily can you still lose weight?

I'm just wondering, if you eat a little bit of ice-cream daily can you still lose weight?

It depends. . .: It depends on what you mean by "little bit" and what type of diet you are trying to follow. If just cutting calories then certainly counting the calories of the ice cream you eat should be taken into consideration of your total daily allotment. If on a low glycemic index or low carb diet, even a little bit can throw you off due to the sugars. ...Read more

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Is it true that some mild common colds can be cured by eating ice cream? Some people claim to have cured their colds by simply eating ice cream.

Is it true that some mild common colds can be cured by eating ice cream? Some people claim to have cured their colds by simply eating ice cream.

No cure for URI: I am not aware of anything in ice cream that would "cure" a common cold. That is a rhinovirus infection or other viral infection that typically needs to run its course in 5-7 days. That is one problem we still have no cure for at this time. There are many supportive therapies that make us feel better, but doesn't "cure" it. ...Read more

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I just ate some ice cream and I started coughing. I do this a lot with other cold things such as smoothies, snow cones, and especially Rita's. Why?

I just ate some ice cream and I started coughing. I do this a lot with other cold things such as smoothies, snow cones, and especially Rita's. Why?

Reflex-cough: The cold of the ice cream may activate hypersensitive cough receptors in some people. The cough receptors are found throughout your posterior pharyngeal area and the cold may stimulate them in your case. This is not uncommon and happens in many people. Some people with asthma for example will get exacerbations of their asthma in the cold weather. If it becomes a problem, see your Dr. Best wishes ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat an ice cream sandwich with braces on?

Ice cream and Braces: Yes. Enjoy. But understand anytime you eat be prepared to brush...Yes brush 7 times a day. If you like 3 meals and 4 snacks them brush again. But eat what you like. ..Just brush again. I did and I wore braces at 60y/o
for 14 months. My best dr. D. ...Read more

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Can I eat ice cream if iam a celiac patient?

Can I eat ice cream if iam a celiac patient?

Yes: Celiac disease is an inability to tolerate gluten which is found in wheat, barley, and rye. Not dairy ...Read more

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Cold teeth from ice cream is cavity?

Usually not: Most of the time, cold from ice cream is not a cavity. It's a function of the cold penetrating to the nerve of the tooth telling you to get the cold away from the teeth. Best way to be sure is to see a dentist to have teeth evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat ice cream with productive coughing?

Is it ok to eat ice cream with productive coughing?

Cough: You can eat whatever you want with a productive cough. There are certain people who have dairy intolerance that results in allergy type symptoms so just be aware. ...Read more

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What to do if I eat ice cream every day, how can I work it off?

What to do if I eat ice cream every day, how can I work it off?

Heavy exercise: If you are a lumberjack or a competitive long-distance runner, you'll have no difficulty. Generally, eat sensibly, and only what you're truly hungry for. Nothing (not even ice cream) tastes as good as being trim and feeling healthy feels. ...Read more

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How much a normal person who exercise 3-4 times a week eat ice cream & cookies?

How much a normal person who exercise 3-4 times a week eat ice cream & cookies?

None: Ice cream and cookies are processed foods that contain ingredients that can be bad for your health, namely, sugar. Exercise is not an excuse for eating dessert or junk food. Exercise is part of a lifestyle and eating healthy and avoiding processed foods and sugars should be to. ...Read more

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Can you eat ice cream cones with braces on?

Can you eat ice cream cones with braces on?

Ice cream is fine: What interferes with fixed orthodontic treatment (braces) is hard, sticky foods, attempts to bite into some hard frozen ice treats would also be included in this list. Ice cream, however, is not normally served in such a state, and is therefore normally not included in a list of prohibited foods on orthodontic food lists. ...Read more