Spicy Food Causing Nausea, Dyspepsia – Let’s Diagnose

A 55-year-old man visited his doctor due to chronic nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, and an epigastric pain that was worse soon after he ate spicy or acidic foods. The patient had coronary artery disease and had been taking a daily low-dose aspirin regimen for over eight months to help prevent future cardiac events. He had no prior history of gastrointestinal disease.

Is it gastroparesis, peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, or acute coronary syndrome?

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