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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Drescher
48 years experience Psychiatry
Drunkeness... and: Beyond being drunk, high levels of blood alcohol can poison many body systems and symptoms can be manifold up to and including death.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Simple answer: I'm not saying this to be a smart arse, but alcohol causes alcohol intoxication. I wouldn't even think of driving if you're planning to drink. You're ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not usually: nicotine as consumed in cigarettes, other tobacco products and e-cigarettes produces effects that are not only nothing like alcohol withdrawal, but mo ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol: "Ism": Yes. But so can the early withdrawal from drinking heavily. Alcohol is nothing to laugh at. The health effects of our society's obsession with drink ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Beall
13 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Alcohol is a depressant that may help you fall asleep, but it prevents deeper stages of sleep (rem) and often causes you to awaken in the middle of th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcohol Poisoning: Yes. Of course. People can even die with too much alcohol in a setting. This is called alcohol poisoning. Sound like the person with these symptoms ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol and seizures: Excessive Alcohol or cessation of alcohol use can both be associated with potential for seizure activity. See: https://www.eaneurology.org/fileadmin ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below : Any reduction of brain function secondary to the presence of alcohol is intoxication. Legally intoxication is at a blood alcohol level of 0.080%.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Dangerous: Do not use both! could be very dangerous. This shows up on board questions for docs. Avoid!
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