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Suggest treatment for burning sensation after vomiting and painful esophagus

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Dr. Samir Patil

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Posted on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Hi..I have painful esophagus burning at present due to a vomiting bug for d past week..I am unable to sleep and have a persistent night cough which keeps me awake as soon as I nodd off..what can I take to ease d burning symptoms until I see my gp...
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Answered by Dr. Samir Patil 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
omeprazole

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Your symptoms seem to be due to Esophagitis caused by vomiting.
I would suggest to take Omeprazole which is available as a over the counter medicine.
And antacid like Gelusil will help you with the burning sensation.
Avoid alcohol and meat and deep fried foods. Avoid too hot and too cold foods
Hope this helps
Regards
Dr Samir Patil
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