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It's it bad to eat raw rice? people say it will swell up and your stomach would burst is that true ?

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Dr. Theresa Henderson
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Raw rice is not good: Raw rice will swell up when it absorbs the fluid that is in your stomach and your intestine. A small amount will not hurt you but more than a small amount could make your stomach and intestine very uncomfortable because it will form a pasty mass and could distend the area where it is located too much and potentially could plug the exit of the stomach to the rest of the intestine. Don't eat raw.i
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