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how long does alcohol poisoning usually last

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Alcohol Toxins: It depends. Small cases will go away fairly quickly. Extreme cases can lead to death. Many people do permanent brain damage from chronic overuse of ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It can last forever: That is, if it kills you. Alcohol is a short-acting drug, but alcohol poisoning usually occurs at levels of alcohol of 300 mg% or more, often at leve ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on levels: A naive individual who drinks as little as a pint of 80 proof liquor (chugging, as in fraternity/sorority hazings) may die with an alcohol level of 25 ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol poisoning?: That depends on how long ago, what treatment he received, what his status is like now, & if he is under medical care. If not, please have him see a do ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Symptoms: You and your boyfriend need to see a Psychologist to help both of you understand what is happening and what will be done to get things back to normal! ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
A few hours...: ...Or until death, whichever comes sooner.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Depends...: Dying of acute alcohol poisoning, as in the case of a youngster playing drinking games, is probably painless but is a terrible waste. Dying of the lon ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Main problem would: Be brain damage. True alcohol poisoning is associated with unconsciousness and potentially slowing down of breathing, which can lead to lack of oxygen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Odell
10 years experience Pain Management
Until death-call 911: If you suspect someone has alcohol poisoning (not just a hangover), call 911. This is very serious and they need emergency attention right away. Do ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: That would all depend on what your symptoms are, how your liver responds and if you need to be detoxed or in alcohol treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Death: Alcohol poisoning can result in death. Chronic alcohol dependency can adversely affect every organ in the body except the kidneys. Alcohol damages the ... Read More

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