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Accidental intake of vinegar - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   So I accidentally inhaled a small mouthful of a vinegar/water solution while gargling
User :   and I don't think I expelled all of it while choking
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what time you cosumed
User :   half an hour ago
Doctor :   is their any symptom
User :   not at the moment
Doctor :   voniting, burning sensation
User :   slight burning
Doctor :   ok, it is better to observe
Doctor :   any symptoms you can go a emergency
Doctor :   you can take an antacids
User :   will vinegar damage the lungs?
Doctor :   it can cause oesophageal damage
Doctor :   in higher quantits
Doctor :   can caus e lung damage if entered into the lung
Doctor :   that is remote chance

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