The latex in papaya can cause allergic reactions in some. It is again a risk in unripe papaya. (Image Courtesy: Pixabay)

5. ​Brings down blood sugar

Papaya can cause blood sugar to drop and if you are taking medication to control BP, it can be dangerous.

6. ​Affects fertility

Extracts from papaya seed can lower male fertility. It is said to lower sperm count and even impact sperm mobility.

7. Toxicity

Papaya has various health benefits but it can turn toxic if had excessively. It is because of the compound benzyl isothiocyanate present in it.