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Poisoning by drinking mosquito repellent - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   What happens on drinking a mosquito repellent such as allout?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   I have put my question.
User :   And I am in immediate need of an answer...
Doctor :   It depends a lot on the age and the quantity consumed.
Doctor :   I shall specify general steps taken : User :   My girlfriend just consumed it while having a fight with me over phone.
Doctor :   Activated charcoal for serious oral poisonings
Occasional use of specific antidotes ,
use of gastric emptying
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   She is 19, and must have taken 1/4 of a bottle.
User :   i mean 1/4th of a refill.
User :   I didn't get your answer doctor
Doctor :   1. Large quantities of warm water.
Doctor :   2.Bread almost roasted to black without any oil/ghee & consumed
Doctor :   3. Imeediate shift to emergency and casualty for Stomach wash/lavage
Doctor :   4. There they shall give ant-histaminics injections & shot along with IV-Fluids
Doctor :   Hope you have followed ?
User :   But She isnt picking up my phone call
Doctor :   Just see that 3 things are intact : User :   I Mean I think that She is asleep
User :   Should I take the risk of calling up her dad's cellphone and waking him up ??
Doctor :   1. Yes exactly.
Doctor :   1. Eyes - pupils dilated
Doctor :   2. Pulse rate
Doctor :   3. Respiration
User :   And what could be the worst consequenses of this ?
Doctor :   It can sometime trigger hypersensitivity / Allergic reactions which can be fatal and vary from person to person depending on their health status .
Doctor :   Hope you have followed ?
Doctor :   Please act fast .
Doctor :   And always go to a ER or Casualty for Better care .
User :   Ok thanks doctor
Doctor :   You are welcome, take care of her.
Doctor :   Keep her under observation for 48 hrs.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now .
User :   Is there anything else i must know?
User :   She tells me that use chakkar aa rahe hain
User :   she just picked up the phonecall
Doctor :   I have advised you all the important steps, please follow them.
Doctor :   Get an ambulance or just take your car and rush to ER.
Doctor :   Dont delay for anything else.
Doctor :   1. Large quantities of warm water.
: 2.Bread almost roasted to black without any oil/ghee & consumed
3. Imeediate shift to emergency and casualty for Stomach wash/lavage
4. There they shall give ant-histaminics injections & shot along with IV-Fluids
Just see that 3 things are intact : 1. Eyes - pupils dilated
2. Pulse rate
3. Respiration
Doctor :   Hope you have followed, Take care.All the best.
User :   Thanks!
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