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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (airways that carry air from the trachea to the more distal parts of the lungs, or bronchioles). Bronchitis may be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics , steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. The latter is usually associated with smoking and may be part of COPD. Both acute and chronic bronchitis can lead to other serious conditions, including pneumonia with ...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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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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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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Can i drink/eat cold foods like ice or ice cream while having tonsillitis?

Can i drink/eat cold foods like ice or ice cream while having tonsillitis?

Absolutely!: Eat any food that is comfortable. Usually cold and smooth foods like you describe go down more easily, and may even provide some soothing effect with the cold. I always tell kids with sore throats to eat what they want to and not to worry about other things for a few days. If that means an ice cream or milkshake diet for a couple of days, so be it. ...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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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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