A 39-year-old member asked:

Why did drinking apple cider vinegar hurt my stomach and a banana de the pain stop?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Look into it: Apple cider can be very acidic and irritating to a sensitive stomach. Generally it should be tolerated but if you have an ulcer or other inflammatory process of the upper GI tract, the cider could be causing the lesion to be symptomatic. Discuss this with your internist.
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