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A 29-year-old male asked:

Hi i was wondering can eating piping hot food will that cause cancer i am worried i tend to rush my food without letting it cool dow ?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not cancer: Hot food can cause burns in the mouth and esophagus but not cancer. It would be better if you would let it cool down a bit before eating it.
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