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Will a person with ethanol poisoning recover?

Ethanol poisoning can be life threatening. However, if a person survives the first 24 hours, they will normally recover. Ethanol poisoning is typically associated with binge drinking rather than chronic alcoholism. If you are concerned that someone may have ethanol poisoning, contact the National Poison Center for advice at 1-800-222-1222.

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How do other illnesses affect ethanol poisoning?
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Can ethanol poisoning be prevented?
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The best prevention for ethanol poisoning is responsible drinking habits. In general, consuming more...
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Is ethanol poisoning serious?
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Ethanol poisoning can be very serious. Alcohol impairs the nervous system and reflexes, including th...
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How does ethanol poisoning affect the body?
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