Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 17 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Does Cayenne Pepper Do To The Stomach

Share
1

1
I was on a binge diet of basically lemons and cayenne pepper, abdominal pain while running, still there, around right upper abdomen.Stomach ulcer?

I was on a binge diet of basically lemons and cayenne pepper, abdominal pain while running, still there, around right upper abdomen.Stomach ulcer?

See your Doctor: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, pain related to activity is usually more related to the abdominal wall (muscles) rather than the internal organs. Regardless, I am sure i don't need to tell you that a binge diet of pepper and lemon is baad! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Jessica chao
Board Certified, Pharmacology
5 years in practice
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Jessica chao
Board Certified, Pharmacology
5 years in practice
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
4

4
Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Will cayenne pepper help me lose weight?

Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Can cayenne pepper trigger an episode of svt?

Can cayenne pepper trigger an episode of svt?

Yes: Anything that can cause pain, anxiety and as a result increase adrenaline release can trigger an episode of svt. Some people are more prone to this than others and an individual can have a lot of variability in there own susceptibility. So you can have instances where you have the svt and have the same circumstances on another occaission fail to produce the same result. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Board Certified, Pharmacology
5 years in practice
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Is it true that putting cayenne pepper on my lips daily cause them to become fuller?

Is it true that putting cayenne pepper on my lips daily cause them to become fuller?

Allergic : An allergy to cayenne pepper could cause swelling of lips. Allergic swelling of lips, tongue or throat requires emergency care. Any swelling of lips due to pepper would be temporary and due to inflammation. ...Read more

8

8
Does cayenne pepper work to improve blood flow?

Does cayenne pepper work to improve blood flow?

Locally: It can increase local blood flow when applied topically. Of course this effect is temporary and has little or no bearing on systemic blood flow. ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jessica chao
Board Certified, Pharmacology
5 years in practice
8.0K people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook