Esophagitis caused by antibiotics

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intercity125
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   Posted 10/14/2014 4:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi all,

Has anyone had esophagitus which was caused by taking oral medication?
I woke up a few days with burning chest pain and took some gaviscon several times during the night and now since that night I have had terrible pain eating and even drinking. Each time has been an ordeal. I have had to chew every mouthful to liquid and drink plenty of water whilst eating (which even that hurts a bit) to quickly wash food down. I have to eat in such baby mouthfuls.

Does anyone know how long it takes the bottom of the gullet to heal?

I am avoiding all caffeine and chocolate.

Thanks

kazbern
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   Posted 10/14/2014 4:09 PM (GMT -6)   
My daughter did this with doxy - she took it at night with insufficient water and it hurt her a whole lot. My daughter caught it fast and drank a ton of water to wash the pill down. It took a day for her to feel better.

A friend also did this with doxy in the same way as my daughter and had an actual ulceration. It took a few days for her to recover IIRR.
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