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Is ice cream still a good thing to eat after tonsillectomy?

Is ice cream still a good thing to eat after tonsillectomy?

Yes: Ice cream has gotten a bad RAP because some people think "it causes phlegm." following tonsillectomy the most important thing is good hydration. Water and sherbet are hydrating, ice cream is not. If you eat ice cream make sure you drink enough fluids. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat ice cream with sprinkles after an tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy?

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Is it okay to eat ice cream with sprinkles after an tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy?

Yes: It cools the throat and reduces the pain specially when you are eating. ...Read more

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I'm getting my tonsillectomy done on may 1st I'm so scared for the anesthesia and pain. what can I do? also ice cream is out of the pic I'm allergic to milk

I'm getting my tonsillectomy done on may 1st I'm so scared for the anesthesia and pain. what can I do? also ice cream is out of the pic I'm allergic to milk

Anesthesia for: Tonsillectomy is very straightforward. Have any questions for your anesthesiologist written down and ask them during your preop evaluation. If necessary, ask your ENT for a preop anxiolytic. Have a pain control strategy in place, with meds available, before you go to sleep. That will help you manage the pain lastly, if ice cream won't work, try sorbets or cold drinks. Good luck. ...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 good or bad to eat ice cream with a very sore throat?

Is it good or bad to eat ice cream with a very sore throat?

Use in moderation: There is no medical reason i can think of not to consume cold items when you have a sore throat. I would predict ice cream will dull the pain by more than one method (mental & actual). ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight,but a terrible sweet tooth.will I gain weight if I eat a little ice cream or candy a day,but stay under 2000 calories&eat good 2?

Trying to lose weight,but a terrible sweet tooth.will I gain weight if I eat a little ice cream or candy a day,but stay under 2000 calories&eat good 2?

Should be OK but...: 2000 calories should prevent gaining weight but you need to be below 2000 to lose- see http://tinyurl.com/zwe9hgp If you eat sweets it's far better to do after a balanced meal instead of on an empty stomach.Avoid artificial sweeteners but consider stevia, xylitol, erythritol and other natural sweeteners, also use fruit to satisfy sweet tooth. See http://tinyurl.com/hlcchth for more on weight loss. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

Ensure, etc: Smoothies , shakes, nutrition drinks (Ensure,etc) are good too...just don't use a straw for the first few days as it may cause the blood clot to come out and can result in a dry socket. And drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. ...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