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Doctor insights on: Allergic To Hand Santizers

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When I use soup or hand sanitizer or even moisturizing soup, my hands get very dry. It is very uncomforatble. Could I be allergic? is this normal?

When I use soup or hand sanitizer or even moisturizing soup, my hands get very dry. It is very uncomforatble.  Could I be allergic? is this normal?

Dry Hands: If skin dryness is only side effect it is unlikely an allergy. Using soaps and sanitizer frequently throughout the day can be very irritating to hands so limiting hand washing can help. Moisturize your hands frequently throughout the day with fragrant-free product. Also can try Aquaphor application on hands at night covered by cotton gloves to seal in moisture. Use gloves when washing dishes. ...Read more

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Putting hand sanitizer on a skin allergic rash? Rash has been present for about a month. Neck first, then upper back. Neck disappeared now slight.

Putting hand sanitizer on a skin allergic rash?

Rash has been present for about a month. Neck first, then upper back. Neck disappeared now slight.

Hand sanitizer on: a rash is not helpful and may even make things work. You need to find out the cause of the rash, e.g., allergy to a specific food, clothing, metal, etc. Your doc can help you w/this. Please see him or her. Avoid any lotions that contain alcohol, which is drying. ...Read more

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What is hand sanitizer made of?

What is hand sanitizer made of?

Neither: Clammy hands are the result of autonomic nervous system disorder or anxiety. Neither of which are related to body temperature regulation on maintenance. ...Read more

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Baby and kid hand sanitizer information?

Baby and kid hand sanitizer information?

Be careful: If children's swallow these agent they could be harmful to the child and end up in er. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use a lot of hand sanitizer ?

Is it bad to use a lot of hand sanitizer ?

Dry skin: Sanitizers usually have some alcohol in them that can dry your skin , so use a moisturizer on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Can using hand sanitizer often be dangerous?

Can using hand sanitizer often be dangerous?

Not often: However, obsessing about germs can be unhealthy and the type of sanitizer can unduly expose you to certain chemicals. Speak to your doctor about your concerns. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put hand sanitizer in a deep cut?

Is it okay to put hand sanitizer in a deep cut?

Not recommended: Hand sanitizer has alcohol which can be toxic the tissues and flesh underneath the skin. (its not toxic to the top layer of skin) usually best course of action for a deep cut is to stop the bleeding with direct pressure. Then if bleeding stops wash with gentle soap and water. See a doctor to see if you need stitches. ...Read more

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Is putting purell hand sanitizer on cuts harmful?

Is putting purell hand sanitizer on cuts harmful?

OUCH! : That type of hand sanitizer is 63% ethyl alcohol or ethanol. Ethanol is the same alcohol found in spirits and liquors and beer and wine. It will sting and probably used sparingly will not harm a very superficial cut but id keep it out of deep cuts.Gentle washing with soap and water is effective. It also contains water, isopropyl alcohol, glycerin, carbomer, fragrance, aminomethyl propanol, etc. ...Read more

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How many times can you use hand sanitizer in a day?

No limit: No limit.However you need to be aware that will dry-out you are hands and you need to rehydrate them with hand lotions, of course if you have certain skin condiitions you should not use them. ...Read more