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Hot pepper poisoning: Hot pepper is a plant which bears small, elongated fruit which can be red, green or yellow. The fruit and leaves contain chemicals such as capsaicin and can cause severe skin, eye and mouth irritation. Eating large amounts can also cause gastrointestinal symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hot pepper poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Hot pepper poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.
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