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Alcohol Toxicity Levels
Depends: The effects of alcohol on individual depends on particular individual tolerance level, and what will make one person very sick may not get another one even drunk enough, but on average blood alcohol level above 1.5 will get majority very drunk, above 0.2 in state of confusion and disorientation, above 0.4 to coma and death, however the record level of alcohol in blood i believe was 1.6 alive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol poisoning is also known as Alcohol intoxication. Is a serious & sometimes fatal consequence of drinking large amounts of alcohol in short period of time. It affects your breathing, gag reflex & heart rate, leading to coma. Needs emergency medical treatment thru breathing support, ...Read more
Life-threatening: The person consumed a toxic amount of alcohol usually over a short period. Their blood alcohol level (bal) is so high it is considered toxic (poisonous). Person may be extremely confused, unresponsive, disoriented, have shallow breathing, & can even pass out or go into a coma. Alcohol poisoning can be life-threatening and usually requires urgent medical treatment. The amount varies per person. ...Read more
It has been 3 days after i got drunk and i still feel some symptoms of being drunk. What can I do to help? Could I have alcohol poisoning? Please help
Learning can hurt: I believe we use the term alcohol poisoning to describe the condition when the blood alcohol level is so high you are comatose and may forget to breathe.I saw it a few times taking er call in the navy. The day after process, brain fog, etc are true toxic effects but are a prolonged hangover effect., try to maintain good hydration and a simple diet.It should pass in a few more days.If not see doc. ...Read more
Yes: Acute and chronic alcoholism affect brain function. Chronic alcoholism may cause dementia. Acute alcoholism may cause delirium, memory lapses or amnesia. The old saying that every single drink of alcoholic drinks kills brain cells is not literarily truth but other changes in the synapsis of neurons do occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if drunk, unconscious, alcohol poisoning, laying flat on your back and vomit, can you die/ drown lungs?
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
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 alcohol, which cannot be recovered from. All alcohol, if consumed at all, should be done very moderately. Overuse is never okay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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