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How bad is it to breathe in rubbing alcohol fumes

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: This will depend on the sensitivity of the individual combined with the concentration of the alcohol fumes. It could be anything from very mild heada ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
About that...: A little bit of rubbing alcohol puts out a small amount of vapor, but nothing that should cause such symptoms. More likely, such symptoms are just coi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience in Dentistry
Either: Both types of mouthwash are going to have agents in them that will kill bacteria that tend to cause bad breath. If you are aware of halitosis, be sur ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Mouth rinses: All mouth rinses only mask and offer temporary relief, at best, for bad breath. The cause, dental or medical or both have to be addressed for maintain ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Lactose intolerance?: Causes diarrhea; really should not cause bad breath, not without something else going on.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol Dependence: I understand your distress. Let Wise Woman within you ask: •How long is your use of Alcohol? •Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances? • ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes : It's called ketosis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience in Dentistry
Mouthwash: It now comes alcohol-free. Much better in my opinion.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
What's going on?: Hopefully your friend has enough sense to see his physician if he is going into ketoacidosis. You also must recognize that you cannot prevent him from ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Excreted by lungs: Many substances are excreted by the lungs, and alcohol is one of them. Many other volatile substances, such as ether and other anesthetics, are also ... Read More

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