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Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
I wouldn't: This would not be a good idea. The alcohol content of the sanitizer could be irritating.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not a great idea: Many contain high concentrations of ethanol or isopropanol which could dry out mucosal tissues.

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A member asked:
Dr. Barry Auster
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: As long as it has 60% alcohol
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not to worry: Wash or rinse off with water. Sanitizers are made from isopropyl alcohol . If ingested in small amounts, it should not be a problem . Don't we drink a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Antibacterial gel: This gel cleans your hands of the dirt and bacteria that were on them before the cleaning, but does not really protect against further contamination. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: It dilutes the effect.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Burn scars: If the skin was damaged to the point of scarring then nothing can be done to completely remove the scar. Discolored skin can be bleached lighter and p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Don't worry: Soap and water is better than antibacterial gel. Even in hospital it is preferable to hand wash instead of using gel for some bacteria. I would not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Becky White
19 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely, but check: Any question about drinking or eating non-food substances, I usually call poison control to ask what I should watch for.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
COVID transmission: Yes, there is risk of transmission with that scenario if the other person is infected. Would protect by insuring that both of you wear masks. Increase ... Read More
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