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Irving, TX
A 20-year-old female asked:

i get cramps and diarrhea when i eat bell pepper, recently i experienced the same symptoms when eating fresh jalapeo. is it a food group intolerance?

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Dr. Raynald Im
Urgent Care 11 years experience
Food intolerance: Given your history it does sound like there is a correlation of your symptoms to that vegetable class. If you have no other symptoms and you can reproduce these symptoms when eating peppers then I would avoid peppers. If not you should see your doctor.

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Last updated May 30, 2017

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