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Does Throwing Up After Drinking Alcohol Mean You Have Alcohol Poisoning
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Passed Out: If you drink so much alcohol that it renders you unconscious - this is considered alcohol poisoning. ...Read more
Enough: Don't find out. Just asking the question indicates one is planning on drinking too much and wants to find the "limit". Don't go there. And alcohol poisoning can end in death quickly. ...Read more
Yes: And it does not have to be nearly pure alcohol. The toxicity is dose related. Enough alcohol of any purity can lead to death from alcohol poisoning, particularly in youth. ...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?
Volume: If you drank excessively in 5 hours. Yes. The amount of drinks consumed or volume of alcohol is the important variable here. You could get alcohol poisoning in shorter periods than that as well. ...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
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
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
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?
Could be: ER visit. Could lead to withdrawal seizures or delerium ...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.
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
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
Is it alcohol poisoning if someone drinks a lot blacks out and spends the night throwing up and has 48 hour hangover?
If you drank alcohol (vodka) and hours later you felt nauseous and started throwing up. Does that mean you ahd alcohol poisoning?
Alcohol poisoning: No, it does not necessarily means alcohol poisoning. It means you could not digest the quantity. ...Read more
Did I have alcohol poisoning? I didn't eat all day & went out for some drinks, ended up mixing alcohols & had 3 shots & 3 vodka drinks. Don't remember anything past getting in a friends car to her house. Apparently threw up everywhere while unconscious an
Very dangerous: Alcohol toxicity can occur whenever you drink too much too fast. This can be very serious and you can even die from this. Please seek help if you are not able to control your drinking. Blacking out like that is a clear indication of toxicity and indicates a need for help with stopping alcohol use. ...Read more
No: Alcohol "poisoning" refers to drinking so much alcohol (or enough alcohol too quickly) that the person becomes unconscious / unresponsive. ...Read more
It varies: Alcohol poisoning refers to an extremely intoxicated state. Because the body develops tolerance to alcohol with daily, chronic use, the degree of intoxication varies dramatically at a given blood alcohol level depending on the tolerance of the person. In other words, a person who almost never drinks might suffer "alcohol poisoning" at a relatively low blood alcohol level. ...Read more
If you drank alcohol (vodka) but hoursayer you feel nauseous. Does that mean you had alcohol poisoning?
No: The stuff will make you sick to your stomach if you drink more than a little bit. You're almost an adult. Please be careful with that stuff. Drink very little if any. ...Read more
I drunk a bit hard yesterday. Everything I eat today, I am throwing out vomiting what happened to me? Is it alcohol poisoning?
My boyfriend has been in the bathroom since yesterday throwing up I think he has alcohol poisoning what do I do?
Go to ER: This is not "normal" He needs to be seen ASAP. ...Read more
I drank WAY too much last night and was throwing up so much that I ended up throwing up blood. Did I have alcohol poisoning?
Vomiting blood: Less likely poisoning but the blood you vomited was likely due to stress on your GI tract from the act of vomiting. If this is continuing - See your PCP or go to the ER. Please avoid drinking in excess - not good for your liver. Drinking to excess can lead to alcohol poisoning. ...Read more
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 long-term effects of alcoholism involves either serious brain damage or the nausea, itching, and disfigurement of liver failure. Those who die of alcohol hurt others in the process and after. Thanks for choosing to use it wisely or not at all. ...Read more
Coma and death: Alcohol is a respiratory depressant. When one drinks, the first thing to get "depressed" are our inhibitions, so it acts like a "social lubricant." with further drinking we get sleepy and eventually fall asleep. If too much alcohol is consumed for that individuals tolerance, particularly if the alcohol is chugged, coma with the possibility of vomiting and aspiration, pneumonia and death occur. ...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
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
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