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Vivian, LA
A 33-year-old female asked:

Eating 1 to 2 tins of peppermint altoids a day for over a year. now have pain in the pit of my stomach and under right ribs. radiates to back at times?

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sounds more: like a gastritis or gall bladder issue than "peppermintitis".. see your doctor for a work up . stop the altoids for a few days too
Last updated Jul 18, 2014


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