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A 18-year-old female asked:

Few days ago, i don't eat rice for a day and the day after i ate really spicy food, i felt my stomach hurt. what exactly happen to my stomach?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Spicyfood irritation: Spicy foods can be irritating to stomach and can stimulate pain fibers in the mouth and all the way through the gastrointestinal tract, including the stomach and the even the anus, which is why it can burn when you have a bowel movement. Nothing serious to worry about, but you probably ate something very spicy! i hope you feel better!
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