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Doctor insights on: Addicted To Sniffing Rubbing Alcohol

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Sniffing alcohol is it bad?

Sniffing alcohol is it bad?

Yes: Rubbing alcohol is a poison that should not be inhaled or consumed. It is to be used on the skin to clean a wound. It can cause severe metabolic problems and even death if ingested. Ethyl or drinking alcohol should also not be inhaled. The intoxication that occurs from its inhalation can also be fatal. ...Read more

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What happen when u use expired rubbing alcohol?

What happen when u use expired rubbing alcohol?

Probably mothing: They may not be effective, but I doubt you'll have any side effects. ...Read more

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Will rubbing alcohol show up on a drug test?

Will rubbing alcohol show up on a drug test?

NO: It's the not the kind of alcohol that is tested for. However, I would not recommend that it be ingested. ...Read more

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Is it OK to use rubbing alcohol to clean face?

Is it OK to use rubbing alcohol to clean face?

Not a great idea: This will dry your skin out too much. A mild soap and warm water is best way to clean your face. ...Read more

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What can happen to your body if you drink rubbing alcohol?

Toxic: Rubbing alcohol is used to disinfect, to bring down fever and to soothe skin and it is made of 70 percent isopropyl alcohol (ipa) in water. The ingredient used isopropyl is very toxic and has a high effect on the central nervous system. It causes alcohol poisoning which leads to vomiting, confusion and slow breath. In large quantities it can cause death. ...Read more

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Can you use rubbing alcohol to clean a child's skin wound?

You can, but...: ...I wouldn't recommend it. Alcohol on an open wound will sting like crazy, and your child won't let you near him or her again! Plain old soap and water, used gently, will do an excellent job of cleansing the overwhelming majority of superficial skin wounds. ...Read more

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What can be used instead of rubbing alcohol for piercings?

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. ...Read more

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What would happen if you inject rubbing alcohol in your vain?

What would happen if you inject rubbing alcohol in your vain?

Intoxicatiion: Depending on the amount, isopropyl alcohol injected intravenously may cause intoxication. It should never be injected as it is not an acceptable intravenous drug. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rubbing alcohol overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Rubbing alcohol overdose?

Rubbing alcohol: Sx's of isopropanol O/D: abdominal pain, corneal damage, coma, dizziness, headache, low body temp, low blood pressure, hypoglycemia, nausea, vomiting,
tachycardia, uncoordinated movements,
unconsciousness & problems with urination. REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002660.htm ...Read more

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Can drinking rubbing alcohol hospitalize you? What does drinking it do?

Poisoning: Rubbing alcohol is formulated for external use only and is not suitable for consumption. The additives can make you violently ill. Read the warning label. ...Read more

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Does rubbing alcohol leave behind any residue after it evaporates? I ask this because I'm considering using it to sanitize certain utensils.

No: Check label. It should only contain isopropyl alcohol and water--both evaporate. If colored / scented / denatured (common with ethanol), then there is 'something' else present, which may or may not evaporate. ...Read more

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Hello. I am concerned about my boyfriend. Last night he ingested some NyQuil that he believes his friend put rubbing alcohol in. What do I do.?

Hello. I am concerned about my boyfriend. Last night he ingested some NyQuil that he believes his friend put rubbing alcohol in. What do I do.?

Symptoms: Are there any symptoms to report to us? You must be specific here. Putting rubbing alcohol in something another human is going to drink is assault or even attempted murder. Your boyfriend must also contact the proper authorities. This was a crime. ...Read more

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Rubbing alcohol in eyes, what should I do?

Rubbing alcohol in eyes, what should I do?

Wash it out: Wash out your eye with lots and lots of water. A small to moderate amount of rubbing alcohol should not cause any damage. ...Read more

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What is rubbing alcohol used for?

What is rubbing alcohol used for?

Rubbing alcohol: It is used as a skin cleaner and disinfectant. ...Read more

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Why is rubbing alcohol good for pain?

Topical, right?: I am assuming you mean topically during massage. Rubbing alocohol can do a couple of things to help get a massage deeper into muscles or relax them. First, the temper change and sensation on nerve endings in your skin can help muscles relax. Second, the alcohol acts as a varying lubricant on your skin that changes through out the massage that allows different pressure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will expired rubbing alcohol or peroxide become less effective?

Will expired rubbing alcohol or peroxide become less effective?

Chemical deteriorate: If you have a bottle of H2O2 that has been sitting for a few years, it would be a good idea to replace it. If you've opened the bottle at any point, its activity is long-gone. An unopened bottle of rubbing alcohol lasts about 3 years and if opened, about 2 years. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use expired rubbing alcohol that expired in March of last year (2013)?

Is it ok to use expired rubbing alcohol that expired in March of last year (2013)?

Rubbing acetone: Rubbing alcohol turns into acetone over time, usually becoming ineffective after about two years from manufacture. Since rubbing alcohol is still one of the least expensive products to buy, replacing it rather than risking it would be a wise decision. ...Read more

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Does rubbing alcohol kill botulism?

Does rubbing alcohol kill botulism?

Not really: Botulism is caused by a toxin produced by a particular germ clostridium botulinum, most commonly found in canned foods that have gone bad (often the can fills with gas and expands). Since the illness is produced by a toxin that has already been made, killing the germ, whether with alcohol, bleaches or whatever does not reduce the toxin already made. Avoiding food from damaged cans is key. ...Read more

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Does rubbing alcohol kill dry precum?

Does rubbing alcohol kill dry precum?

Pre-Cum: Pre-cum is semen. It houses fresh sperm. Are you asking if rubbing alcohol can or should kill sperm?

If one has precum on their penis one can wash this with soap and water. I would not recommend putting rubbing alcohol on the penis skin.

If you meant something else please ask again. ...Read more