A small amount of hydrochloric acid is always produced in the stomach. Is it useful or harmful for us? If excess of acid is produced in the stomach, what should we do?


Our stomach produces hydrochloric acid , which is not harmful for us.  Nevertheless, this acid helps in digestion of food.

In conditions where acid amount increases, the stomach cells are affected by this acid, in some cases burning sensation or ulcers occurs. Intake of adequate amount of water, taking antacids on consulting doctor generally controls the condition.

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