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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can eating extremely spicy food cause health problems to the stomach or other parts of the digestive system?

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Reflux : Eating too spicy food can cause more acid secretion resulting in gastric reflux .

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Syosset, NY
A 34-year-old male asked:

Can eating very spicy food actually cause damage to stomach/ digestive system?

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Possible : It is possible that extremely spicy foods consumed on regular basis can cause a damage to the stomach lining, that also can cause ulcers..
Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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