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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Drescher
49 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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Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
Many Symtoms: Acute alcohol intoxication causes a number of side-effects. Due to its effects on the central nervous system, motor control and cognitive function are ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 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%.
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol intoxication: Inebriation is physiological state induced by consumption of alcohol which builds up in blood stream leading to impaired balance, slurred speech, euph ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
The future: This could become a real problem in the future. Many issues, that you can see on google. Stop asap.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
20 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: Yes, alcohol can cause certain types of seizures. If you are prone to seizures (especially if alcohol has triggered your seizures in the past) it wou ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 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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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
May slow absorption: High protein and/or fatty foods can slow stomach emptying, as well as dilute alcohol content in the stomach. Can slow absorption of alcohol, and there ... Read More

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