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Denatured Alcohol Vs Isopropyl Alcohol
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
Definitely not: Isopropyl alcohol, also called rubbing alcohol, is used as a common topical disinfectant for cut and scrapes. Methyl alcohol (also called methanol) is used in chemistry to make other substances in industry as well as a fuel. Ethanol is the form of alcohol found in beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages. You never ever want to consume methanol as it is extremely dangerous and can cause blindness. ...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
Generally not: the plastic lenses of eyeglasses from reputable dealers will not be damaged by rubbing alcohol although some frames might be susceptible. Lenses from ordinary retail sources might be made of cheaper plastic and be damaged. However it is always best to clean the lenses with a microfiber cloth and use dish soap if the soil is heavy. ...Read more
What amount of alcohol consumption is beneficial? Doesn't any amount of alcohol consumption kill brain cells?
Please help! what is the medical importance of glycerol, retinol, ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol?
OPEN ENDED: Your question is too open ended and difficult to answer in this limited space. Come up with a specific question. ...Read more
Yes: See this post on about.Com http://chemistry.About.Com/b/2013/11/15/can-you-beat-a-breathalyzer-test.Htm.Get a more detailed answer ›
Severity: Acute alcohol ingestion literally means that you have just drunk alcohol. Alcohol intoxication means that you have drunk enough alcohol that you are "drunk" or impaired (often, but not always, associated with a "high" feeling due to activation of the Dopamine reward system). Alcohol overdose or alcohol poisoning refers to drinking so much that your brain can't manage things like breathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ethanol: That's the specific test for ethanolGet a more detailed answer ›
No: Once methanol binds to the tissue receptors ethanol will not displace it. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to mix 3-4 non alcoholic beer with xanax (alprazolam)? I understand most non alcohol beer contains a tiny amount of alcohol.
Could be.: It is not good to drink with any psychotropic medications at all. The combination could increase the sedation and potency of the substances depending on the dose of the medication and the amount of the alcohol. The effect also depends on whether you ingested these drugs on an empty stomach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does diluting alcohol with water slow the absorption into the bloodstream? Do carbonated beverages quicken the effects of alcohol?
Yes: Alcohol abuse is defined as having consequences from alcohol use that are not physical in nature, such as legal problems i.e. Dui, loss of job or poor performance in school, relationship problems, etc. Alcohol poisoning is a direct effect of drinking too much alcohol during a specific period of time that causes physical harm to the body such as respiratory depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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