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Hi I get pain on the left side of my chest when I drink cold drinks also I felt it when I ate cold yoghurt?

Hi I get pain on the left side of my chest when I drink cold drinks also I felt it when I ate cold yoghurt?

Got nerve: As the heart and stomach are being formed in the fetus, they are innervated by the same nerve. The Vagus As a variation of this sometimes when people eat food that is cold/ irritating to the stomach the Vagus nerve signal to the brain mixes with the nerve roots from the heart resulting in chest pain as well. Reverse is also true. People having a heart attack, often have heartburn. ...Read more

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I have pain when I drink cold drinks on the right side it doesn't bother me to eat just when I swallow drinks. Seems worse with colas what should I d?

I have pain when I drink cold drinks on the right side it doesn't bother me to eat just when I swallow drinks.  Seems worse with colas what should I d?

Cold drink: In some people cold drink can cause stomach cramps due to temperature difference, cold drinks can cause constriction of stomach vessles, as soon as the water temperature reaches the stomach temperature the pain should go away. Try drinking the room temp fluid. ...Read more

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Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Everytime I drink something cold my back teeth hurts. And my right ear and right side of my throat hurts!

Examination: Have your dentist take a look. You may have a deep cavity or a crack that is affected by the cold liquid and is referring pain along adjacent nerves. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt in the middle of my chedt when I drink something cold?

Why does it hurt in the middle of my chedt when I drink something cold?

Nerve irritation: Irritation of the nerves that surround your esophagus. Same reason that plunging your hands into really cold water can be painful. ...Read more

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My teeth hurt when I drink something cold. How can I prevent this?

My teeth hurt when I drink something cold. How can I prevent this?

Toothpaste: Try a toothpaste specifically for sensitive teeth. Sensodyne is one brand. ...Read more

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Why do I get bad sinus drainage after I drink something cold?

Why do I get bad sinus drainage after I drink something cold?

Well...: Cold drinks tend to shrink the nasal membrane and thereby allowing your sinus to drain when the obstruction is removed.
Exposure to cold air can also trigger the vagus nerve in the nose to produce drainage- a condition known as skier's nose.
I must admit however that I have not seen such association among my patients and thus the comments are just an educated guess. ...Read more

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What will the dentist do for my taste the hurt very bad everytime I drink something cold or ate something hot I was at the dentist march 23?

What will the dentist do for my taste the hurt very bad everytime I drink something cold or ate something hot I was at the dentist march 23?

Help: Your dentist will help alleviate your pain. There are many ways to resolve this situation and your dentist will know what is best for you. Please call and ask for help. Feel better. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I drink something cold, my tooth, or what feels like it, shoots a nerve that lasts a good five seconds. Does that mean root canal?

Sometimes when I drink something cold, my tooth, or what feels like it, shoots a nerve that lasts a good five seconds. Does that mean root canal?

Not always: Could be a cracked or loose filling, a cracked tooth, or a cavity. Either way, you'll need to see a local dentist for an evaluation. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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I'm 28 and just recently a couple days ago when I drink something cold I get chest pains and sometimes in my stomach too. Why is this happening?

I'm 28 and just recently a couple days ago when I drink something cold I get chest pains and sometimes in my stomach too. Why is this happening?

Probably esophageal: At age 28, the most likely cause is that the cold drink you're swallowing tube (the esophagus, leading from mouth to stomach) went into a spasm and can cause sharp and severe chest pain. This can also be felt in the stomach area. Though one does have to be concerned about the possibility of the origin of pain being the heart, I feel it is very unlikely given what u describe. ...Read more

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When I drink something cold I can feel it run down my chest, why? Sometimes even in upper abdomen and lower. But just like a cool splash then it's gon

When I drink something cold I can feel it run down my chest, why? Sometimes even in upper abdomen and lower. But just like a cool splash then it's gon

Visceral sensitivity: Some patients, such as yourself, are sensitive to the sensory signals that the nerve endings in your gut continuously transmit to your brain. This is known as visceral hypersensitivity, and it is not abnormal. The signal can be medically diminished, if you find it distressing or just minimize drinking cold liquids. ...Read more

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I get sore throats every time after I drink something cold. It seems it's not an acid reflux, what else can it be?

I get sore throats every time after I drink something cold. It seems it's not an acid reflux, what else can it be?

Muscle spasms: You are probably experiencing spasms of the throat muscles or vocal cords. You should see an ENT doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have pains in my collar bone, neck and chest whenever I drink something cold. I have a history of costochondritis and pleurisy?

I have pains in my collar bone, neck and chest whenever I drink something cold. I have a history of costochondritis and pleurisy?

Likely related: Drinking cold drinks can affect sensations in throat & extend to whole chest in some patients. Your history likely makes it more pronounced. Avoid cold drinks is the best solution for now (as the alternative...using steroids to control body inflammation --is not a good one given its risks). ...Read more

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How come my jaw starts to hurt when I eat or drink something cold?

How come my jaw starts to hurt when I eat or drink something cold?

Dental problem?: It could be large amalgam fillings that conduct the cold to the nerves of the teeth, cavities or broken fillings, or gum recession and cervical sensitivity of the roots. See your dentist as soon as possible to find out what's going on and what treatment, if any, is needed. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts whenever I eat or drink something cold. What does that mean?

My tooth hurts whenever I eat or drink something cold. What does that mean?

See your dentist: This means the nerve endings of the tooth are exposed and there is probably a cavity on the tooth. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink cold drinks and eat hot food (eg. soup) concurrently?

Is it bad to drink cold drinks and eat hot food (eg. soup) concurrently?

Probably not: It is highly unlikely that eating and drinking hot and cold foods together would be bothersome or dangerous, although people with sensitive teeth should avoid this combination. ...Read more

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I am curious as to why during the night when I sleep I have excessive body heat that wakes me up and I have to take a shower or drink something cold?

I am curious as to why during the night when I sleep I have excessive body heat that wakes me up and I have to take a shower or drink something cold?

Hormonal: Are your periods still quite regular? Nighttime or bedtime heat intolerance can be due to menopausal changes or overactive thyroid. Is your temperature elevated? Too hot a bedroom or too many bedclothes? Your physician can arrange the appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Need help docs! My 2 front teeth ache when I breathe in or drink something cold?

Need help docs! My 2 front teeth ache when I breathe in or drink something cold?

Needs exam: Can be caused by a number of things, including cavites and gingival recession. Call your local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Had a filling and it feels sensitive when drink cold drinks. Will this pass in a few days?

Had a filling and it feels sensitive when drink cold drinks. Will this pass in a few days?

Very common: It is very common to have sensitivity to cold for several weeks after a dental filling is done. Sometimes if a new filling is just a little "higher" it may cause a sensitivity to cold. See your dentist for follow up appointment and adjustment if needed. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts when I drink cold drinks. This just started happening today?

My tooth hurts when I drink cold drinks. This just started happening today?

Oops: May be sign that you have a cavity or cavities. Please see your Dentist for examination, x-rays (if required), and appropriate treatment. Call now...delay will only allow the infection to spread. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts, because I have lost a temporary filling. It is causing teeth pain. It feels like, when you drink something cold. Is it dangerous?

My tooth hurts, because I have lost a temporary filling. It is causing teeth pain. It feels like, when you drink something cold. Is it dangerous?

Infection: If the tooth becomes infected (abscessed) it could be dangerous. You MUST have temporary filling replaced as soon as possible to seal off the opening into the tooth. Note the word "temporary." That means just a few weeks, not months or years. Please call your Dentist before your chronic problem becomes an acute problem. ...Read more

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My throat hurts a lot. Not like im sickbut it feels almost like the feeling you get if you drink something cold really fast.scary could it be

My throat hurts a lot. Not like im sickbut it feels almost like the feeling you get if you drink something cold really fast.scary could it be

Sore throat: If this is a recent symptom such as a day or two, a low grade viral infection is most likely. A head cold may follow. Other possibilities include excessive dryness from air conditioning or something that irritated the throat. If this is a chronic throat discomfort an examination by an otolaryngologist is advisable. In the meantime try gargling with warm salt water and suck on soothing lozenges. ...Read more

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I suffer from chronic mucus. I also can't drink cold drinks and can't eat cold food. Is it a therapy?

I suffer from chronic mucus.
I also can't drink cold drinks and can't eat cold food.
Is it a therapy?

Chronic congestion: If you have this on a chronic basis, it may be either allergies or a sinus infection. See your md so you have hte coect diagnosis to start with and that way you know how to treat it. ...Read more

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Well dr.i have had pneumonia in past years.about 10 years ago exact.but i recently noted when I drink cold drinks I feel like im short of breath...

Well dr.i have had pneumonia in past years.about 10 years ago exact.but i recently noted when I drink cold drinks I feel like im short of breath...

It is not clear: You did not tell us if you are a smoker. This could be related. However, to answer more closely do you have chronic lung disease? Do you have asthma.
Do you have cold induced hives?
These are all things that may suggest that you are having cold induced bronchospasm causing difficulty to breathe see your doctor. ...Read more