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Is it fine to use a solution with alcohol or any skincare with alcohol denat or should I stop (Acne prone skin)(Inflammation)?

Is it fine to use a solution with alcohol or any skincare with alcohol denat or should I stop (Acne prone skin)(Inflammation)?

Benzoyl peroxide: Those products are likely to irritate. More beneficial would be a 5% Benzoyl peroxide cream or gel, applied thinly at night and washed off each morning. These are available OTC. ...Read more

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I applied hand sanitizer.was not dry n accidentally my 2 yr olds lip corner touched on it n he licked it.is it dangerous(alcohol denat)?Very small amt

I applied hand sanitizer.was not dry n accidentally my 2 yr olds lip corner touched on it n he licked it.is it dangerous(alcohol denat)?Very small amt

Varies with amount: The material I use in the office is 65% ethyl alcohol combined with a number of agents that are toxic to germs and act as stabilizers for the product. Tiny amounts as you describe would not be enough to cause a problem if it is this type of sanitizer.The most toxic products out there involve methyl alcohol and those are rarely found in such commercial products.. ...Read more

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Does alcohol increase fats?

Does alcohol increase fats?

Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous. ...Read more

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How can I cut down on alcohol?

How can I cut down on alcohol?

Cutting down is hard: For someone with alcohol dependence or alcoholism cutting down is likely harder than stopping completely and usually does not work well. People without drinking problems rarely would ever even think they need to cut down. Sometimes they may be able, but most recovering alcoholics will tell you they tried again and again and could not succeed, the craving was to strong after the first drink. ...Read more

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Is alcohol good to clean face?

No. : Alcohol will strip away all of the natural oils that you do need and dry out your skin too much. Not only will you have dry and flaky skin, but usually it becomes oily as a result of trying to replace what is lost. Try a more gentle astringent or toner. ...Read more

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What are the effects of alcohol?

What are the effects of alcohol?

Short/long effects: If someone drinks alcohol short-term health effects, can be hangover, slurred speech, drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach and headaches.High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases. Long term effects include liver disease, nerve damage, sexual problems, permanent damage to the brain.Unintentional injuries car crash, falls, burns, drowning ...Read more

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Is a little alcohol bad for men?

Is a little alcohol bad for men?

No it isn't: A beer, glass of wine or a single alcoholic cocktail isn't bad provided it does not make you intoxicated. In fact, red wine contains anti-oxidents which may be extremely healthy. However any, even a little alcohol is bad for an alcoholic because they can not control or limit themselves to just consuming "only a little". ...Read more