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Does throwing up after drinking alcohol mean you have alcohol poisoning?

Does throwing up after drinking alcohol mean you have alcohol poisoning?

No: Vomiting after drinking alcohol can be related to number of different causes- most commonly either drinking too much or too fast. Alcohol poisoning refers extreme intoxication and is usually characterized by a person who is passed out or unresponsive. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

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


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If you drank alcohol (vodka) but hoursayer you feel nauseous.. does that mean you had alcohol poisoning?

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

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Out of curious. Why does vomiting occurs after taking alcohol drink.

Out of curious. Why does vomiting occurs after taking alcohol drink.

Danger!: If you are vomiting after alcohol, you have big problems whether it is a behavioral issue or physical. I suggest you get both a medical evaluation for your vomiting as well as counseling regarding your drinking. ...Read more

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Puking after drinking alcohol, what to do?

Puking after drinking alcohol, what to do?

Not drink???: Your body, via your stomach, is telling you that you are taking in something that disagrees with it, and perhaps you should listen. You may already have gastritis or pancreatitis and the alcohol may be making these worse (or causing them, for that matter). When people keep doing something despite it causing them problems, then they have a problem with that "something," whether alcohol or heroin. ...Read more

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Depression/anxiety after drinking alcohol. Why do I only get like this with alcohol?

Depression/anxiety after drinking alcohol. Why do I only get like this with alcohol?

Choices: I am not sure. Perhaps if you hold in feelings, the alcohol disinhibits you enough to feel them. Alcohol tends to be a depressant over time. Regardless of the reason -clearly alcohol is impacting you negatively. Why continue to drink it you have a bad outcome? ...Read more

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Why do I not vomit when drinking excessively? I've hade alchohol-poisoning without vomiting.

Why do I not vomit when drinking excessively? 
I've hade alchohol-poisoning without vomiting.

Just (un)lucky: May not induce irritation of stomach lining; may not stimulate vomiting center. Can't use vomiting as a tip-off to too much alcohol ("i'll just drink until i barf"). Need to learn how to limit intake. Alcohol poisoning can kill you, can lead to very bad judgement, accidents, unwanted sexual activity, etc. Chronic excess can cause liver, pancreas, heart, neurologic problems. ...Read more

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What to do if you have stomach upset after drinking alcohol?

What to do if you have stomach upset after drinking alcohol?

Stop alcohol: First, stop drinking alcohol. Drink plenty of water. Bland foods like applesauce, dry toast, etc. Mint tea, or ginger tea may be soothing and help with nausea. For fresh ginger tea: peel a 2” piece of ginger root. Bring two cups of water to boil and add sliced ginger. Reduce the heat and leave for 15-20 minutes to simmer. Strain the tea and add honey and lemon to taste. ...Read more

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If I drink alcohol with mono what will happen?

If I drink alcohol with mono what will happen?

Hard to say: Mono often causes liver inflammation and that is where the toxins in alcohol must be broken down. If you drink while the liver is already compromised, you increase the chance of liver injury.Light drinking might not stir up a big problem, but keeping that in mind could help you avoid some harsh consequences. ...Read more

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When i drink alcohol i shake really bad and throw up and i cannot sleep. Is this a type of alcohol 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

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What can I do to stop vomiting and diarrhea after drinking alcohol?

What can I do to stop vomiting and diarrhea after drinking alcohol?

Vomiting: Check in with the er to make sure you are not dehydrated and you have stopped vomiting. If not they can give you an injection of zofran (ondansetron) to control the vomiting. ...Read more

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Do I have to drink several glasses of water before it will absorb a bad hangover or alcohol poisoning?

Do I have to drink several glasses of water before it will absorb a bad hangover or alcohol poisoning?

Won't work: Being well hydrated after an alcoholic binge will likely make you fell better, but it will not negate the effects of the alcohol. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to get violently sick after drinking alcohol?

It may be a: deficiency in alcohol dehydrogenase or acetaldehyde dehydrogenase which can cause a build up of byproducts that change the body chemistry and lead to nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I throw up every time I drink alcohol?

What does it mean if I throw up every time I drink alcohol?

Alcohol: Alcohol does not agree with you. Stop consuming something that makes you throw up. ...Read more

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Following drinking alcohol and when i drink water it gives me diarrhea, why?

Drinking and diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused ethanol ingestion.Consumption of alcohol affects the body's capability to absorb water - after a heavy drinking session. The alcohol is absorbed in the intestines -the intestinal cells absorb it, the toxicity causes these cells to lose their ability to absorb water. This leads to an outpouring of fluid from the intestinal lining. Suggest to cut down. ...Read more

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Could i get alcohol poisoning about 5 hours after drinking?

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

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Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Why do I get diharrea after drinking alcohol?

Irritable bowel ??: Alcohol can stimulate irritable bowel symptoms of diarrhea. This could also be due to an allergic reaction. Best to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

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


Dr. Howard Greller
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Alcohol Poisoning (Definition)

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