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Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Probably not: But allergies are strange things; sometimes cooking a food can remove its allergenic by breaking down proteins. If you're not sure, it's best to be tested, because allergies can be very very dangerous sometimes. ...Read more

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Do I have a walnut allergy if get gassy after eating black walnut ice cream?

Do I have a walnut allergy if get gassy after eating black walnut ice cream?

Probably not allergy: If you experiencing "gas" after eating walnut ice cream, i would be less concerned with tree nut allergy and more concerned with possible lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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I am lactose intolerant and recently noticed that I am able to have yogurt for breakfast w/o the symptoms I typically get after eating anything with lactose (pizza, ice cream, cream, etc.)?

I am lactose intolerant and recently noticed that I am able to have yogurt for breakfast w/o the symptoms I typically get after eating anything with lactose (pizza, ice cream, cream, etc.)?

Amount of lactose: Assuming the cream is not heavy cream, the amount of lactose (milk sugar) in the yogurt is likely significantly less than in the foods that cause you problems. Heavy cream is mostly milk fat, so if you can tolerate yogurt, intolerance of heavy cream would be more likely a fat intolerance. ...Read more

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Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream,I have diarrhea.Am I allergic to dairy?to the strawberry only?is it allergy reaction?How bad?

Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream,I have diarrhea.Am I allergic to dairy?to the strawberry only?is it allergy reaction?How bad?

Impossible to say: If you can eat other flavors of ice cream it is not a problem with diary. Have the issue evaluated or just select a different flavor. ...Read more

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Lactose intolerant or allergy?Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later(dont go that often)

Lactose intolerant or allergy?Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later(dont go that often)

Allergy/food poisoni: Usually 3 Lactaid tablets are sufficient for a scoop or two of ice cream in lactose intolerance thus your response is more likely from food poisoning (contamination) with milk allergy being less likely in the absence of any itching or hives. ...Read more

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Metal allergy rash on arm becimes full body rash. Red &flesh colored bumps extremly ichy even w/ hydro 1% cream only ice/ boiling h2o helps. Ideas?!

Metal allergy rash on arm becimes full body rash. Red &flesh colored bumps extremly ichy even w/ hydro 1% cream only ice/ boiling h2o helps. Ideas?!

See your doctor: If this is truly an extension of a contact reaction to a metal, creams aren't going to help - you need an oral steroid such as prednisone. Be sure to avoid all contact with that type of metal in the future. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on ice cream?

Can you overdose on ice cream?

?: I'm not sure what you mean. What type of overdose do you mean? Sugar? Too much ice cream can raise your blood sugar, fats, or cholesterol too high but that depends on the type of ice cream or milk used. ...Read more

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What's healthier: ice cream, gelato, or frozen yogurt?

What's healthier: ice cream, gelato, or frozen yogurt?

Health: Frozen yogurt usually. Look at sugar content in all of them ...Read more

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Would eating ice cream help if you have a cough?

Would eating ice cream help if you have a cough?

No: Eating ice cream probably has little impact on a cough, however, it may sooth a sore throat, especially butterscotch ice cream. ...Read more

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What exactly happens when you have an ice cream headache?

What exactly happens when you have an ice cream headache?

Migraine: Ice cream headaches (brain-freeze headaches) are a form of migraine, related to release of inflammatory chemicals due to the cold. Small bites and warming the palate will generally relieve it, but realize that you can get typical migraines if you get your brain-freeze headache. ...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

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