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I've read that facial toners containing alcohol denat make your face dry and irritated, can i just use an alcohol free facial toner?
YES: and I would suggest a MOISTURIZER if your face tends to dryness anyway Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Is it fine to use a solution with alcohol or any skincare with alcohol denat or should I stop (Acne prone skin)(Inflammation)?
Which facial toner is good for my face?
1)one that is alcohol free has green tea extract & ascorbic acid or 2)one that has alcohol denat & citric acid
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
I was cleaning my makeup brushes w/ something w/ denat alcohol in it; it got on my hands; I was biting my nails w/o knowing DA can kill you I'm scared?
Drink water: drink water to dilute....you will be fine ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Help for Alcohol: I commend you to get help for Your Alcohol use. Let Wise Person within you ask: • Duration of Alcohol use • Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances • Conviction to overcome Alcoholism; and reasons for it Then, see a Psychiatrist for •Therapy to understand use of Alcohol and its effects, •to learn coping skills for stresses of life •Attend AA Meetings regularly Your Life is Precious! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The NIH says that more than one drink per day for women or 2 drinks per day for men may suggest a problem with alcohol. Cravings are usually defined as thoughts about drinking. These are problematic if you have (or have had) a problem with alcohol abuse. They may also be problematic if they are obsessive and you cannot stop these thoughts. A conversation with your FP may clear up and confusion. ...Read more
Cephtin/Alcohol: Not a good idea to drink while on antibiotics. The general problem is that alcohol interferes with the blood level of the drug. So the drug might not be as effective. If one is a heavy drinker there are other considerations such as liver problems. One can have side effects such as nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Genes/Meds/Religion: Alcohol is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase. This enzyme is found in all humans but varies depending on sex and race. People with low levels - young females and those of asian descent may have typical red flush when drinking. Medication interactions are another important reason for intolerance. However, in the western world religion is probably the leading cause of alcohol intolerance. ...Read more
Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more
Champagne n choclat: In small amounts (1 standard glass wine/beer etc/day), both alchol and chocolate have been associated with some positive health effects for some, but too much alcohol will damage your kidneys, liver, heart, esophogus n more. Too much choclate will also cause weight gain and the associated health risks. Serious health consequences from alcohol is probably much more common - than chocolate overdo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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