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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have a hiatal hernia and esophagitis. i drank a glass of water early evening of the day and ever since ive been feeling extremely nauseous and my throat feels tight. not sure what to do or why i feel like this. i was feeling fine until i drank it?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It is hard to say. Water is innocuous. It is possible that drinking it too fast caused a reflex spasm of the esophagus. If so it will go away. Do not eat or drink any thing for a few hours . Then drink fluids slowly in sips. Hope you feel better.
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