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What is that horrible painful feeling you get in your head after you eat something that is really cold?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ice Cream Headache

I scream? You scream? When something very cold touches the roof of your mouth, the nerves on your palate can refer pain to your head.
Ow! things you can do: 1/ press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 2/ tilt your head backwards for 10 seconds. 3/ drink something warmer than what you just ate.

In brief: Ice Cream Headache

I scream? You scream? When something very cold touches the roof of your mouth, the nerves on your palate can refer pain to your head.
Ow! things you can do: 1/ press your tongue against the roof of your mouth. 2/ tilt your head backwards for 10 seconds. 3/ drink something warmer than what you just ate.
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