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Danger Of Rubbing Alcohol On Hemorrhoids
Can impede healing: Best thing to do after the initial disinfection with soap or alcohol is to apply petroleum ointment (plain vaseline) at least twice daily until the skin has re-epithelized (about 5-7days). Hydrogen peroxide can be harmful to the healing skin, antibiotic ointments increase the risk of allergic contact dermatitis, alcohol can dry out the wound resulting in a scab which can also slow down healing. ...Read more
Is 90% rubbing alcohol effective in getting rid of germs on scissors (we sharpen them) and other surfaces. There's a lot of conflicting info on this?
Not for surgery: It will clean, but not for human surgery. ...Read more
Do health consequences result from excessive alcohol consumption on the liver? If so, what are they?
Several . . .: Alcohol can cause several forms of liver injury. (1) alcoholic steatohepatitis - "fatty hepatitis" in which the liver cells are injury and balloon up with fat. (2) alcoholic hepatitis - a severe form of hepatitis (inflammation) triggered by alcohol which can be fatal in up to 50% of cases. (3) alcoholic cirrhosis - chronic ongoing injury which leads to cirrhosis and potentially liver cancer. ...Read more
Can blisters and inflammation on the scrotum caused by cleaning it with disinfectant wipes/alcohol cause fistula of any kind?
Likely ok: While it is not recommended to take a depressant such as alcohol when one is already sick and the immune system is depressed potentially, there are no published case reports to date noting an liver or other organ damage from a little wine with amoxicillin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brief fottage of penis rubbing on butt & in cheek while making out with female no penetration high risk of hsv2 ?
Little if any risk: As a skin-to-skin transmitted infection, if your partner has genital HSV2, you could be at risk. However, very low risk, especially with such brief contact. The vast majority of new HSV2 infections are transmitted by insertive intercourse; over 30 years in a busy STD clinic, I don't recall any patient who seemed to have acquired HSV2 other than by intercourse. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
What over the counter cream is safe to use on scrotum after getting a couple of infected cuts from shaving.. On day 2 of Augmentin. Cuts itch & burn.
Lung cancer & COPD: (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)heart attacks, strokes & bladder cancer all from ciggarettes. Xs alcohol can lead to liver cirrhosis, delerium tremens (dts) if body becomes alcohol dependent & you stop drinking for a while, esophageal varices which can result in massive vomiting of blood & death. ...Read more
Diaper rash: Some wipes have soap, fragrance and alcohol. These can irritate their skin. However, this is more like an irritation type rash. It could also be an allergy to the wipes. It could also be just from urine or BM. Switch to a sensitive skin soap and a soft baby wash cloth, till it's clear. If this doesn't work, have it looked at. If it clears, try the wipes again and see what happens. ...Read more
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