Poisonous Alcohols

Poisonous alcohols

Ethylene Glycol and Methanol are present in anti-freeze and screen wash. The first symptoms of ingested ethylene glycol is similar to the feeling of drinking alcohol. Within a few hours, more toxic effects become apparent. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, convulsions, decreased level of alertness, internal bleeding or coma.

Read more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ingesting poisonous alcohols.

 

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Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant Cell Arteritis is an inflammation of the lining of arteries. It mostly affects the arteries in your head, especially in the temples. For this reason, giant Cell Arteritis is sometimes called Temporal Arteritis. Read more about the diagnosis and management of this Giant Cell Arteritis condition.

Giant Cell Arteritis