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What are the treatment options for binge drinking?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Binge drinking may require medical attention, especially if alcohol poisoning is suspected. Binge drinking is the leading cause of alcohol poisoning. Treatment options for alcohol poisoning include providing supplemental oxygen or administering intravenous fluids. People with alcohol poisoning also need to be closely watched to ensure that they do not choke or stop breathing.

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