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Why do I get trembling and chills after drinking cold water?

Why do I get trembling and chills after drinking cold water?

Cold sensitive: You are being chilled from the inside when you drink ice water. Your body may need to increase its heat production. Feeling chilled and trembling at not abnormal, but represent an extreme rxn. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Weyeneth
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Trembling (Definition)

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Is it normal to feel cold/ start shivering after drinking cold water?

Is it normal to feel cold/ start shivering after drinking cold water?

Cold: It is possible. Try using a staw without touching the glass or the cup. If problem perist check with your physician for evaluation of thyroid function. ...Read more

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My body feels lik it's on fire I feel flushed also very sleepy I can only cool my sleep by drinking cold water I get very sweaty the weather is normal?

My body feels lik it's on fire I feel flushed also very sleepy I can only cool my sleep by drinking cold water I get very sweaty the weather is normal?

Thyroid tests: Hi, There are a things that could be concerning. Do you have any associated weight changes. I would want you to get your thyroid tested. If that comes back normal. Then next concern would be your menstrual cycle regular?? If not I would check your sex hormones FSH and TSH. Fatigue can be because is anemia, b12 deficiency and vit D defiency. All these labs would help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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I feel extremely cold after drinking water (room temp). I have chills/I'm shivering. It gets so bad that I started to avoid it. What can I do?

I feel extremely cold after drinking water (room temp). I have chills/I'm shivering. It gets so bad that I started to avoid it. What can I do?

Warm water: Try drinking warm water. You may heat is mildly in a microwave oven and see if that resolves your symptoms.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Got a headache after drinking cold water. What is this?

Got a headache after drinking cold water. What is this?

Over comp.: Over compansation by your temp regulating system. Try less cold water. If taking other meds, related side effect. See pmd and discuss. May be. ...Read more

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Pain in what is thought to be his esophagus after drinking cold water since last night. How can this be treated?

Pain in what is thought to be his esophagus after drinking cold water since last night. How can this be treated?

If recurrent: May need barium swallow to confirm esophageal spasm. Treatment include avoiding cold drinks, treating GERD if present and anxiety and use of medications that relax the esophagus ...Read more

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Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

See a doctor: Chest pain (CP) is very common in children, and it's uncommon for it to be related to the heart. It can be related to respiratory, musculoskeletal and even GI (Stomach) conditions. Without a complete history and physical exam, it's impossible to give you an accurate diagnosis. Sharp chest pain that hurts more when pushing on the area suggests musculoskeletal, and rest & ibuprofen helps. ...Read more

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Why I sneeze after drinking cold water, banana, any fruit juice? Please can you advise.

Why I sneeze after drinking cold water, banana, any fruit juice? Please can you advise.

Stimulate palate: Most likely the coldness of the water and fruit juice, texture of banana stimulate the hard and soft palate (top of the mouth) and this can cause a sneeze.
Since it happens with just water, an allergic reaction is unlikey. ...Read more

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Sometimes I burp after drinking cold water and the water starts to come back up. Also has happened with food (both laying down and standing) GERD...?

Sometimes I burp after drinking cold water and the water starts to come back up. Also has happened with food (both laying down and standing) GERD...?

Maybe: Although standing should make it better. Be checked to see if you have motility problems with esophagus or a hernia above your diaphragm that may be responsible for your symptoms. In the meantime use a medication to protect your esophagus. All the best. ...Read more

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Can drinking cold water cause respiratory diseases?

Can drinking cold water cause respiratory diseases?

No: Though warm, well hydrated mucous membranes are one of our first lines of defense against respiratory infections, there is no evidence that cold drinks or cold foods has any permanent effect or increases our susceptibility to respiratory infections. The membranes warm up very quickly after we ingest cold food or drink.

Enjoy! ...Read more

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Does drinking cold water makes your belly big?

Does drinking cold water makes your belly big?

No: Cold water becomes very warm in your body. It does not affect your abdominal size.
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Why does drinking cold water bad for the vocal cord?

Who thinks it is?: Where did this idea come from? Most people find drinking cold water to be soothing & of course helps stay cooler if in a hot environment. Humans are very good at inventing all kinds of ideas which have little relation to reality, Instead, study anatomy, physics, chemistry (life & our bodies are exquisite implementations of both - yet so complex, beyond full understanding). Good start: Khan Academy ...Read more

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Is it true that drinking cold water always can make your belly big?

No: Cold water makes your body work hard to warm up its insides but it will not make your belly big. But you do burn off calories with cold water ...Read more

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Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Is drinking hot water better for weight loss than drinking cold water?

Water temperature: I am not aware of literature indicating that water temperature will have an impact on weight loss. ...Read more

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Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Maybe esophagus: You may be having spasms of your esophagus induced by the cold liquid. That's not a serious problem, but can be painful. If it gets too bad, you may need to see a GI doc and have a test done for diagnosis. Just because it happened after mastectomy doesn't mean that is the cause. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I just burned my toungue with really hot soup, I'm drinking cold water, is there anything else I can do? I think I also burned my esophagus

If there is. ...: ....Blistering or you have trouble breathing or can't swallow anything, go to the er. Otherwise, cool water, tylelol or ibuprofen, and a bit of time. The nice thing is that the mouth heals very quickly. ...Read more

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I just had a root canal redone yesterday. Should I still have sensitivity to drinking cold water after I have eaten something hot such as soup?

I just had a root canal redone yesterday. Should I still have sensitivity to drinking cold water after I have eaten something hot such as soup?

Not from the tooth: Teeth that have undergone root canal therapy should not be sensitive to a thermal stimulus since there is no nerve inside the tooth. Your sensitivity may be coming from an adjacent tooth. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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