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Is it possible for sum1 to eat an entire ghost pepper without getting sick? My friend claims his uncle does it but i think hes lying
Could be possible: Ghost chili peppers are some of the hottest available: http://tinyurl.Com/43mh9kf -- by scoville units they're even hotter than habanero peppers. My grandfather used to eat habaneros by the handful; i remember seeing him eating them and laughing. His face was sweating but he seemed to be enjoying himself. So i guess it's possible for someone to eat a ghost pepper too. Better him than me! ...Read more
Take an antacid: And stop eating it.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 15 y/o son ate a ghost pepper at school a few days ago and now has a skin rash that seems to be spreading. Can these be related?
Blood in stool. Had safe sex with HSV pos 1 month ago. Eating a lot of ghost pepper salsa. Dont think I have hsv, havent been tested. Cause?
Drink water: Drink plenty of fluids. If symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical attention. ...Read more
possibly: One study suggested that black pepper can lead to potassium decreases ; ^ mucosal micobleeding due to ^ hydrochloric acid secretions in the stomach. Some studies have suggested that piperine contained in black pepper may carcinogenic – while other studies indicate it may be anti-carcinogenic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, unhealthy: If you're drinking the full-sugar kind of dr. Pepper, you're getting 64 grams of sugar per 20oz drink. This comes from high-fructose corn syrup, which contributes to fat deposits in your liver, and plaque buildup & narrowing of blood vessels. Diet dr. Pepper is risky too. A study found that people who drink diet drinks daily were 43% more likely to have suffered strokes or heart attacks. ...Read more
Usually. The average: American ingests 20 x more salt then the body needs. Too much salt can contribute to hypertension. Black pepper contains vitamins c& k, iron, potassium & fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools & gas). It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu. It has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory effects & promotes bioavailability of other nutrients. ...Read more
Yes: I once met a very nice person from India, who was amazed at how much of vegetables and fruit we don't use in the USA that other countries do! We peel too much, remove seeds that others eat, don't eat stems of thigks like broccoli. She used every bit of the pepper including the white pitch and seeds. So go ahead. More fiber too! ...Read more
Probably not: Best to pitch it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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