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Can a loved one die from alcohol withdrawal syndrome?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Alcohol withdrawal is a medical emergency.
If untreated, one can have dangerous heart rhythms, fast respirations, fevers, hallucinations, and seizures.

In brief: Yes
Alcohol withdrawal is a medical emergency.
If untreated, one can have dangerous heart rhythms, fast respirations, fevers, hallucinations, and seizures.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Alcohol
Withdrawal seizures can lead to aspiration & suffocation.
Treatment is an emergency.

In brief: Alcohol
Withdrawal seizures can lead to aspiration & suffocation.
Treatment is an emergency.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Yes
One of my patient's husband died during a seizure while withdrawing from alcohol.
It is imperative that a patient who is experiencing withdrawal get urgent medical help. Alcoholics anonymous is the cornerstone for a recovery program.

In brief: Yes
One of my patient's husband died during a seizure while withdrawing from alcohol.
It is imperative that a patient who is experiencing withdrawal get urgent medical help. Alcoholics anonymous is the cornerstone for a recovery program.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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