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Symptoms of antifreez poisoning - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   is it possible for a human to get antifreez poision>
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is it possible for a human to get antifreez poisining?
Doctor :   yes
User :   what are some of the symptoms?
Doctor :   anti freeze can be poisoning
User :   well my husband is burning up and cold at the same time his brain feels like jelly and he cant move
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   Why were you asking about antifreeze
User :   because i think some one gave him some while i was at work
Doctor :   Were you asking about the thing which is put to cool down the engines in the automobiles
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i think someone put some in his drink and he drank it and now i dont know what to do i cant take him to the hospital becuase his mom is a nurse and wont allow me to take him
Doctor :   I would suggest you to rush him
Doctor :   if it antifreeze (ethylene glycol)
Doctor :   He needs to be given an antidote

Doctor :   If it is more in amount he should be treated immediately
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