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Alcohol poisoning

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Introduction
Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time. This is often known as binge drinking.
Symptoms of alcohol poisoning
The level of alcohol in a person’s blood can continue to rise for up to 30-40 minutes after a person’s last drink. This can cause their symptoms to suddenly worsen.
Treatment for alcohol poisoning
Someone with alcohol poisoning won't be able to help themselves. Be aware of the signs of alcohol poisoning and what to do if someone has drunk too much.
Preventing alcohol poisoning
Alcohol passes quickly into your bloodstream. The physical and mental effects on your body can happen very suddenly.
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