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Alcohol Poisoning Drinking
What are the signs of alcohol poisoning. Pt been drinking since yesterday @6pm stil awake still drinking time is 11:30 am?
Alcoholism: I believe being able to drink for fifteen hours is a sign of alcoholism. This person needs to be checked into a drug and alcohol detox center and most likely needs alcohol treatment and aa. If you are not the patient then you very well may need al-anon to help you separate yourself from the disease of alcoholism. ...Read more
Alcohol poisoning is similar to other depressant overdoses, like barbiturates. It is a progression from sleepiness to sleep to coma, eventually with progressively slower and more shallow breathing, resulting in accumulation of fluid in the lungs, low blood oxygen and ultimately stoppage of the heart. It can also cause accumulation of acetone (ketoacidosis) similar to diabetes, ...Read more
Can you have alcohol poisoning the day after drinking? I feel awful, had approx 10 drinks in 6 hours. Blacked out don't remember end of night.
Hangover: I am really glad you have to ask, because this tells me this is the first time you have done this, and that you won't do it again. This is to be expected when you drink this much. From now on, stop at one or two drinks. Your life will be much better. I suspect you have already made this decision. ...Read more
Can you experience alcohol poisoning the day after drinking? I had 8 drinks in 8 hours, i never blacked out, just threw up and feel sick today.
Gastritis, hepatitis: Acute alcohol poisoning may cause gastritis and hepatitis. The symptoms from these lesions may persist for days if not longer. No good can come from consuming alcohol. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Is it alcohol poisoning if someone drinks a lot blacks out and spends the night throwing up and has 48 hour hangover?
How long are you at risk of alcohol poisoning. Last drink 12 hrs ago. Woke up with headache and nausea and still on and off nausea. Normal hangover?
Hang over: At 12 hours after the last drink you are not at risk for acute alcohol poisoning, but there could be still damage to your stomach, liver and brain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
being drunk: Disinhibition which can cause poor judgement (like driving or other activities that will be impaired), increased aggression, imbalance, slurred speech, impaired reflex response time. Alcohol also causes damage to virtually every organ system in the human body when taken to excess on a regular basis. Often these do not cause symptoms until the damage is already done and may be extensive. ...Read more
Alcohol poisoning: If the total amount accumulated is such that it overwhelm the body capacity to digest it, consequences can last days or kill acutely. ...Read more
Can you have alcohol poisoning the next day after drinking? Its been 12 hrs since I drank, but I feel really awful.
Hangover: Everybody experiences it. It's to your credit that this is your first time. It is not worth it. Drink very moderately if at all. ...Read more
Alcohol poisoning: I think your question should be rephrased to "will i ever learn from my worst experience?". Take care of yourself. ...Read more
When I drink I get really cold, to the point where my entire body is shaking, is this considered alcohol poisoning?
Do I have to drink several glasses of water before it will absorb a bad hangover or alcohol poisoning?
I think I have alcohol poisoning. Its 10pm the following day but ive been vomiting whenever i eat/drink? Is this serious and if so what should i do?
I had some hand sanitizer accidently splash in my drink but i still drank it. It wasn't much but will i get alcohol poisoning?
When i drink alcohol i shake really bad and throw up and i cannot sleep. Is this a type of alcohol alcohol poisoning?
Intolerance: Several possibilities, including quantity of ingestion. Sounds like you experience stomach reaction to drinking alcohol and you likely have very low tolerance, which suggests avoidance of drinking would be quite stabilizing. Obviously, if you consume excessive amounts, you could approach acute alcohol toxicity, and "poisoning". Sounds like you are having complex issues. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more