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What causes choking and burning sensation in throat after consuming alcohol?

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Posted on Thu, 19 May 2016
Question: When i eat late or drink alcohol i wake up 1 hour into sleep choking on either vomit or bile that chokes me then burns my throat that im up all night with it can you tell me what this is
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Answered by Dr. Amit Jain (51 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
This may be due to reflux disease

Detailed Answer:
Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist.

This gastric problem may be due to acid peptic disease and reflux. For which I will advise you to :
1.to avoid tea, coffee, oily and spicy food.
2.Also avoid citrus fruits and alcohol.
3.Among medications take a proton pump inhibitor like rabeprazole and a prokinetic agent like domperidone.
4.Dont lie down at least for 2 hrs after any meal and
5. Dont drink water for at least 2 hrs with any meal

I hope I have answered your query and this will help you . Wish you a good health
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What causes choking and burning sensation in throat after consuming alcohol?

Brief Answer: This may be due to reflux disease Detailed Answer: Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist. This gastric problem may be due to acid peptic disease and reflux. For which I will advise you to : 1.to avoid tea, coffee, oily and spicy food. 2.Also avoid citrus fruits and alcohol. 3.Among medications take a proton pump inhibitor like rabeprazole and a prokinetic agent like domperidone. 4.Dont lie down at least for 2 hrs after any meal and 5. Dont drink water for at least 2 hrs with any meal I hope I have answered your query and this will help you . Wish you a good health