Ghost peppers aren’t even the hottest pepper in the world, surpassed by others like the Naga Viper, Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, and Carolina Reaper. Photo: PepperParadise/WikiMedia Commons

A ghost pepper challenge nearly killed a man by tearing a hole in his oesophagus

Man underwent surgery, spent 23 days in hospital and still needed to eat through a tube afterwards after violent vomiting caused the tear

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Ghost peppers aren’t even the hottest pepper in the world, surpassed by others like the Naga Viper, Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, and Carolina Reaper. Photo: PepperParadise/WikiMedia Commons
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