Should I go to the ER with severe poisoning?

 Dr. Cathy Provins-Churbock, PhD
Critical Care Medicine
Yes, severe poisoning can be life threatening and you should seek emergency medical care. Calling 911 is the safest way to get assistance. Treating a poisoning on your own can be very dangerous and even fatal.
Dr. Elif E. Oker, MD
Medical Toxicology
Yes. Severe poisioning is a life threatening emergency. Persons who are experiencing severe poisoning need immediate medical attention. 

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