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What to do if i put dry cayenne pepper powder on food & accidently inhaled & choked on some of the dry powder while eating?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Mgt: Inhalation of pepper may cause temporary broncho constriction .Some symptoms include cough, shortness of breath and wheezing. If this occurs, please consult your PCP.

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