Spicy Food

Spicy food does amp up the flavors of your dish, but it may impose some serious health conditions, and commonly results in gastrointestinal symptoms. Consuming a lot of spicy food can result in acid reflux, loss of appetite, and inflammation of the stomach lining and aggravate stomach ulcers symptoms. Make sure you do not consume spicy food frequently and protect your stomach.

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Why are there little black dots seen on the tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have little black dots on my tongue. They have been there my entire life, and I am still not sure why I have them.  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query, and I am very sorry for the inconvenience caused. Kindly mention, Do you have any burning sensation felt upon eating spicy or normal food? Do you have any history of smoking? Keratinization of fungiform papilla noted (attachment rem...  Read Full »

Why do I have chest discomfort and pain after eating a greasy and spicy meal?

Query: I am a 20 year old 6'5 male and I weigh around 180 pounds. I ate a pretty greasy/spicy meal for lunch 5 hours ago and I have had chest discomfort and pain/discomfort in my left wrist since eating it. I am unsure if this is something to be worried about, or if its just heartburn. any help would be a...  Read Full »


Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: hello welcome to icliniq! hope you're doing well! with context to your presenting complaints, we have established cause for symptoms i.e. food with high fat/ spice content can cause gastritis or exacerbate underlying gastric/ duodenal ulcer problem. So, as far as your current symptoms concern y...  Read Full »

Can spicy food cause hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I am 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weigh 255 pounds. When I eat spicy food, I poop blood. Sometimes when I have constipation as well, I poop a little bit of blood. I am really scared that I have colon cancer. I do have diarrhea often. I do not have a family hist...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your information and test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, in view of that, there are a couple of things that I can opine upon: I want to clarify if your body weight is in kg or pounds. Your accompanying information stat...  Read Full »

What could be the white spot inside the mouth that hurts while eating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently got a white spot with a little black hole in it that hurts, especially when eating. Please look at the picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Joshi

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be lichen planus. Please mention the type of pain. Is it burning or not?  Read Full »

Please suggest food habits to sleep well.

Query: Hi doctor, I work from 3 PM to 1 AM and cannot sleep once I am back. My food habits are also messed up. As I cannot sleep properly, I get up late. Hence, I am missing my breakfast and having heavy brunch. Some days, I even miss lunch and have dinner around 7 PM. I have also started putting weight un...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not just because of your food habits that your sleep-wake cycle is disturbed. Your whole work schedule is rather disturbing your sleep. You need to regularize your activities and follow sleep hygiene along with your circadian rhythm. Regarding your food cycle, fi...  Read Full »

What is Troxipide used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 year old male. I am working as a software professional. I recently had some discomfort with digestion. I had severe bloating, gas formation and a frequent sensation of motions. I went to a gastroenterologist and he made an endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy. The biopsy result is yet...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your doctor said, there is nothing serious. This is a type of gastritis, which has involved almost all areas of the stomach and some part beyond that. Yes, it is due to some bacterial infection, Helicobacter pylori. For this, you need a specific antibiotic for 14 days....  Read Full »

What do the symptoms like heartburn, increased thirst and pain in upper stomach suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, I had pain and irritation and also heartburn while eating (spicy foods I guess) for the past three days. Today morning, I had severe hunger and more thirsty feel. After I drink plenty of water now I am feeling fine. But still while eating I am feeling some pain on the upper stomach or...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms which you have described are suggestive of too many problems related to the gastrointestinal system. To come to any specific diagnosis, I will need a few more details. Do you have these symptoms only while eating? Is it relieved after eating? What is your ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of breathing difficulty that increases on spicy foods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having breathing difficulty for the past four weeks. I went to a respiratory specialist, after doing blood and urine test, and the doctor told me everything shows normal, but due to consuming too much coffee you have too much acid in your body, that is the reason for the breathi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Where is the breathing issue? Is it in the lower airways like in the chest or upper airway like in the throat? Is there any blocked feeling or lump sensation in the throat that you are mistaking as breathing trouble? Is there sneezing, runny nose or post nasal drip?  Read Full »

Is my tongue itchy because of using tongue cleaner?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an itchy tongue. I can describe the itching like putting a needle on right and left corners of the tongue. I am using steel tongue cleaner for the last 15 years and I have stopped now. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you a diabetic person? Has the tongue problem reduced after you stopped using the tongue cleaner? Revert back with the asked details to an ENT otolaryngologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/ENT-Otolaryngologist  Read Full »

I take 6-7 liters of water after taking non-veg foods to avoid pimples. Is it harmful?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I have pimples problem. If I do not take non-vegetarian and fast foods my pimples disappear but if I take egg or chicken or meat it comes out again. And most important is that if I avoid nonvegetarian foods but if I do not drink six to seven liters of water even pi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pimple problem or acne is a very common issue for young men of your age. It affects morale and creates constant anxiety in the minds. The solution to this problem requires one adheres strictly to certain diet regimens and take abundant care of their skin. Drinki...  Read Full »

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