You have had treatment to help your body rid itself of alcohol. Too much alcohol upsets the body's fluid balance. Your doctor may have given you fluids and vitamins.
For some people, drinking too much alcohol is a one-time event. For others, it is an ongoing problem. In either case, it is serious. It can be life-threatening.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: October 9, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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