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A 25-year-old female asked:

Would very diluted bleach work as a hand sanitizer substitute if im unable to find rubbing alcohol?

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Dr. Lauren Freid
Internal Medicine 7 years experience
Do not use bleach: No. Your could severely irritate your skin or accidentally ingest this. Not a healthy option.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Is hand sanitizer a safe/good substitute for rubbing alcohol?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: The sanitizers use rubbing alcohol and a thickener..They cost more too.

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Last updated Apr 14, 2020

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