What happens to stomach acid once food is ready to move to the next step of digestion? How does the body dispose of it without causing harm to itself?

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What happens to stomach acid once food is ready to move to the next step of digestion? How does the body dispose of it without causing harm to itself?

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The acid moves with food but the pancreas secrete a bicarbonate solution to neutralize the acid so the food can be digested without making wholes in the intestine.

Also digestion occurs in an alkaline environment. And then you just kinda poop it all out. (Minus nutrients and water etc.)

If you mix an acid and a base, you get salt and water. Your stomach has hydrochloric acid. It also has a special lining that protects it from acid. Food and acid then goes from your stomach to the duodenum. There is another connection from your pancreas to the duodenum. The pancreas secretes a base called bicarbonate. This neutralizes the hydrochloric acid.