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Offgassing: Mixing bleach and ammonia is extremely dangerous and not recommended as it produces toxic gasses. Don't do it. http://chemistry.about.com/od/toxicchemicals/a/mixing-bleach-and-ammonia.htm. ...Read more
Either: Both types of mouthwash are going to have agents in them that will kill bacteria that tend to cause bad breath. If you are aware of halitosis, be sure to brush your tongue well, especially toward the back. This is a common source for bad breath. Also be sure to get your teeth cleaned at the dentist if it has been a while. Mouthwash helps, but often just covers up the real problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Etg/ets urine test: can I use products containing various types of alcohols, as long as ethanol alcohol is not listed in ingredients?
Depends...: Are you contemplating use of these alcohol-containing products externally, or are you planning to ingest them? ...Read more
Can I use products containing various types of alcohol externally (face wash, shampoo, etc.) if not containing ethanol? Would Etg/ets test negative?
Not necessarily: Depending on the cut off level of the ETG test, use of alcohol hand sanitizers can produce a positive result. If you need to have a clean ETG test, stay away from alcohol in any form, skin products, mouth washes, cough syrups etc. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Alcohol/Antabuse: Alcoholic solvents are contraindicated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes they can but it depends on which medications you are taking. Not all anti epileptic medications will be effected. Ask your pharmacist or doctor about your specific medications. ...Read more
No: Etg is ethyl glocuronide. Grain alcohol is methyl alcohol. Please note that you should not be using methyl alcohol without proper protections as it has serious toxic effects. ...Read more
Hi...can using hair products containing fruit extracts as well as the alochols used in hair products cause a false positive for etg alcohol tests?
Unless U drink UR: shampoo, you should not test positive for an alcohol test. That's when you're drinking alcoholic beverages, not using shampoo. So you are safe! Fruit extracts also don't cause a positive alcohol blood test too. Thank goodness! Or we'd have a huge public health crisis on our hands with personal care products. Safe to continue using your fruit extract shampoos. ...Read more
Rubbing alcohol?: I'm not sure whether you mean an accidental sniff while using this rubbing alcohol, or purposefully breathing it in? If it's the latter, please stop now and get help! you're risking your respiratory system, your brain, your liver, and your life. Inhaled alcohol gets into your bloodstream and is delivered through your placenta. Yes, this could harm your baby including fetal alcohol syndrome. ...Read more