A 40-year-old member asked:
what can be used instead of rubbing alcohol for piercings?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 27 years experience
Multiple treatments: Consider hibiclens (a surgical scrub) or hydrogen peroxide as alternatives. Ask your physician for more details and if it's infected you may need to have it removed or to take antibiotics.
5220 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 5, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.