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Why Do I Cough When I Eat Ice Cream
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Yes: Unless you have reaction to temperatures like cold or the ingredients of the yogurt ice cream, that should be ok. ...Read more
? 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
Cold induced cough?: It is reported that breathing cold air without adequate temperature equilibration can lead to coughing (respiratory autonomic response). I suppose that ice cream might have a similar effect. (i don't know this for a fact, it just seems to make physiologic sense). ...Read more
No: There's no reason to avoid a food you like just because you're ill. However, it's a good idea not to overindulge in foods that aren't high in nutrition (albeit ice cream is a good source of calcium). As long as you're getting plenty of fiber, fluids, fruits ; veggies, nuts, olive oil along w/healthy protein, you should be fine. Mediterranean diet has most evidence demonstrating outcome benefit. ...Read more
Bronchospasm? .....: The cough could be due to bronchospasm from an allergy to the foods mentioned. An allergy doctor may be needed to be certain of this diagnosis and for treatment. Avoid the foods that cause these symptoms until the diagnosis is made. If shortness of breath develops, seek emergent care in the er. ...Read more
Would something really cold like ice cream be good for an irritated/inflamed throat due to cough?
I have really bad stomach chest head pain when eating ice cream. And start to cough so bad I gag. Having really bad stomach pain as I type the note???
See answer: Well listen to your body and avoid ice cream. There are so many tests that can be done. You can go to a gi doctor but if ice cream is the only irritating food avoid it. There are many possible reasons for the ice cream irritation but again you need either a complete examination or avoid the offending food ...Read more
I start coughing every time I eat ice cream or drink something cold. Can it be bronchospasm and will it go away with time?
Is is bad idea to eat ice cream when he has phlegm when coughing while he is recovering from bronchitis?
Yes: If you only have gallstones without symptoms, you can eat whatever you like. If you get pain under your right rib cage with eating, you should avoid fatty meals. Non-fat ice cream should be fine. ...Read more
Heavy exercise: If you are a lumberjack or a competitive long-distance runner, you'll have no difficulty. Generally, eat sensibly, and only what you're truly hungry for. Nothing (not even ice cream) tastes as good as being trim and feeling healthy feels. ...Read more
Avoid greasy/fatty: I would take a break on the greasy/fatty foods for a few days while you are suffering from gastritis. Stay well hydrated and eat smaller meals more often throughout the day. Warm vegetable soup and other easier to digest foods tend to be better tolerated. Feel better. ...Read more
Have only eaten an orange and a few biscuts and a ton of tea and water today. Is it okay if I eat ice cream?
Icecream is fine unl: It depends on your weight. If you have a healthy weight, then by all means eat ice cream in moderation. But if you are trying to lose weight, then you need to avoid excess of sugars and fats...Abnd ice cream is loaded with both of these ingredients. But moderation is th ekey in eating what you like, provided you can then burn it of with daily exercise! ...Read more
Hi, start my dates (periods)on 23 but it stops on 24 after I eat ice cream, wht I should do now to countinue it again???
See GYN: If necessary. It has nothing to do with the ice cream unless it was made in Transylvania. ...Read more
There isn't a:
Rason that you can't. If you have flu
hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed w/n first couple of days of sx’s to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent it. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Cold sensitive teeth can be due to many causes. Tooth decay, fracture or cracks in the tooth, recession of the gums exposing the root surface, a leaking filling, hypersensitive nerves in the teeth from consistent trauma such as bruxism, to name a few. The best answer is to see your dentist and seek his professional opinion. Sometimes a topical Fluoride gel used over time is helpful. ...Read more
Tooth sensitivity: Is due to the exposure of dentin, the part of the tooth which covers the nerve. The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a dental procedure. The best way to find out why a teeth are sensitive is to have dental professional examine you and take x-rays. ...Read more
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
Odd posting: In the US, ice cream from commercial vendors is pasteurized and provides no risk to a pregnant woman at any stage. If you are consuming home or farm made ice cream from raw milk (illegal in many areas) it would be risky at any stage of pregnancy, not just the last trimester. ...Read more
Whenever I eat cereal my lips get extremely itchy, and recently when I eat ice cream they get itchy as well.?
Itchy lips: It may be a mild allergy or hypersensitivity to something. The common denominator between the two items you mention is the milk. However it can be difficult to know without eliminating something. To start, switch from cow's milk to soy milk or rice milk. If no change you should consult your health care provider or an allergist. ...Read more
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