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Is drinking chilled drinks bad for bronchitis? Are hot drinks beneficial?

Is drinking chilled drinks bad for bronchitis? Are hot drinks beneficial?

No and no: I know of no benefit or harm. Hot soup may make you feel better, but actual real change is doubtful. ...Read more

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Can you mix umcka coldcare hot drink with dayquil? I want to be sure before i try it if it is safe.

Can you mix umcka coldcare hot drink with dayquil? I want to be sure before i try it if it is safe.

Yes : The active ingredient in a umcka coldcare is pelargonium sidoides which is a medicinal plant native to south africa and shown to be helpful in relieving cold-related-symptoms. Well-tolerated with rare side effects and should be able to combine with dayquil without any concerns. ...Read more

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For "take with or after food" medication, what is the minimum amount of food to be taken? Are 2 crackers, or 2 crackers + a hot drink enough? Thks.

For "take with or after food" medication, what is the minimum amount of food to be taken? Are 2 crackers, or 2 crackers + a hot drink enough? Thks.

Correct: That would be ok. So long as there is some food present to help with absorption of the medication or to help protect the lining of the stomach. Food helps to stimulate the digestive fluids to help absorption of some medications. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink hot drinks through plastic straw?

Not a good idea: Sucking hot liquids through a straw will prevent you from taking a small sip and potentially cause a burn. ...Read more

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Why do oeople with leukopenia wish to drink hot drinks?

Why do oeople with leukopenia wish to drink hot drinks?

From MD Health: Because the immune system is damaged the patient is more likely to develop inflammation in the mouth. This may occur around the cheeks, lips, tongue cheeks, tonsils, etc. Patients may also develop inflammation of the stomach lining as the natural bacteria in the system grows at an unchecked rate. These conditions may cause the patient to crave hot beverages. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put azithromycin in a hot drink?

Is it ok to put azithromycin in a hot drink?

No!: First, Azithromycin (zithromax) is not mean to be mixed with anything except the liquid provided by the pharmacy (when it comes to you as a suspension). Mixing it with any other liquids than water could inactivate the drug, and then you're not getting the antibiotic effect you just pain a bunch of money for! and you won't get better! secondly, Azithromycin is not heat stable above 86 degrees. ...Read more

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When I drink a hot drink sometimes I get all tingles all over my body why is this even in my hair?

When I drink a hot drink sometimes I get all tingles all over my body why is this even in my hair?

Vasodilitaion: the hot is causing the blood vessels in your head and extremities to dilate, causing the tingling. ...Read more

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Can i have some hot drink in the night and then this remedy of honey and lemon to reduce the weight .

Can i have some hot drink in the night and then this remedy of honey and lemon to reduce the weight .

Reduce weight: Please provide me with your height and your wight. I need to know your BMI, and who is treating it. are you going to a weight loss program? or you started on your own? in this case may I suggest to make an appointment with me, an provide all medical issues, check your blood pressure, temperature, are you diabetic, are you hypothyroid, etc. Do you go to the gym?, how old are you, etc. ...Read more

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I have a nasty cough that gets worse when i drink hot drinks. My abdominals and back now hurt from coughing so much. What can I do to make it go away?

I have a nasty cough that gets worse when i drink hot drinks. My abdominals and back now hurt from coughing so much. What can I do to make it go away?

Cough: cough is a automatic reaction to clear airways. coughing too much can result in muscles being pulled and subsequent pain . You can dry honey , lemon an ginger drink but if you have fever or shortness of breath , chest pain or rashes or if cough is getting worse or not improving see a doctor ...Read more

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Ive read drinking very hot drinks increases your risk of esophagal cancer. Is this true? Coffee/tea isnt carcinogenic so i dont understand how

Ive read drinking very hot drinks increases your risk of esophagal cancer. Is this true? Coffee/tea isnt carcinogenic so i dont understand how

No increase: The onlysuggestion of oral intake affecting esophageal pathology is long terms alcohol abuse. This may make the esophageal lining more susceptible to the effects of posible carcinogens in the diet, reflux of h. pylori or entry of viruses into the esophageal mucosa. Hot drinks that you have heard can increase development of esophageal malignancies does not hold true. ...Read more

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I find that whilst talking, after eating and drinking a hot drink i get lots of ectopic beats in a row. Why do these things trigger ectopics?

I find that whilst talking, after eating and drinking a hot drink i get lots of ectopic beats in a row. Why do these things trigger ectopics?

No ready explanation: There's no ready explanation. You need evaluation with lab work for your electrolytes, thyroid function, cardiac strength and valve function (an echo) and a recording of your heart rhythm for at least 24 hours or longer before it will start to be clear what's up. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when I drink hot drinks? I've been checked for an ear infection but I don't have one. Tge insides of my ears hurt

Why do my ears hurt when I drink hot drinks? I've been checked for an ear infection but I don't have one. Tge insides of my ears hurt

Hot drink ear pain: The pain in your ear is probably referred pain from your phayrnx, your hot drink stimulates/irritaates the pharynx nerve and the pain is referred ot the ear. Do you have a smiliar discomfort when you eat or drink cold stuff? You should see an ENT doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have acid reflux disease? I've had episodes of burning in my throat lasting 3 days. It feels like i swallowed a hot drink

Is it possible that I have acid reflux disease? I've had episodes of burning in my throat lasting 3 days. It feels like i swallowed a hot drink

Reflux: The symptoms of reflux are usually like indigestion, heartburn, upset stomach and feeling acid come back up into the back of the throat. It could be worse with greasy or spicey foods, carbonated drinks, coffee or alcohol and acid foods and drinks. You should consult with your doctor if these symptoms start happening on a regular basis. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

What are some possible causes of burning in my mouth, throat and chest? It feels like I gulped down a hot drink and has been going on for two days

Burning : There are multiple possibilities, including acid reflux. You need a clinical examination to make an accurate diagnosis. See your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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