Alcohol poisoning

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - There will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate over the next few weeks, but if you take things too far, it is good to know how to handle it.

Dr. Sheena Keene has a few signs to look out for someone who may have alcohol poisoning.

Some signs are confusion, vomiting, irregular breathing, hypothermia, seizures, pale skin, passing out and the inability to wake up.

The rate at which you are drinking and your tolerance level, play a big role in your tolerance for alcohol poisoning.

If a person shows signs of alcohol poisoning, is unconscious, breathing less than eight times a minute or has uncontrolled vomiting, dial 911.

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