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Methanol Poisoning (Definition)

Poisoning from methanol. Symptoms may include a decreased level of consciousness, poor coordination, ...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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Which treatment works the best and fastest for rubbing alcohol overdose?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for rubbing alcohol overdose?

Go to the ER NOW!: If you ingested any amount of rubbing alcohol, have someone take you to the er immediately. Rubbing alcohol is not the same as the alcohol in drinks and may cause serious, permanent, and even life-threatening health problems. ...Read more

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What will happen if you mix rubbing alcohol with fresh sperm. Will the sperm die?

What will happen if you mix rubbing alcohol with fresh sperm. Will the sperm die?

Yes, but...: The sperm will die, but why would anyone need to use alcohol to kill sperm? One cannot put rubbing alcohol inside the body, so one must be talking about sperm outside the body. Outside the body, we use water or soap and water. ...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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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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