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A 17-year-old female asked:

I've taken 5000mg of paracetemol on friday. i'm 17, weigh about 58 kg. my overall health isn't really good. will it harm me and what should i do?

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Dr. Greg Hinson
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Get help now: Find a doctor or an emergency room that will see you today. You need a blood test to see how high the level is in your body. Comparing that level to the time since ingestion is the only way to predict whether or not you are at risk for liver failure. Do not wait longer. Go be seen.
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