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Ethyl Alcohol Or Isopropyl Alcohol
In 150 ml. Plastic bottle there is little amount of ethyl alcohol, I poured 75 ml. Of isopropyl alcohol into it. Any danger mixing both? Using on wound
Ethanol (topical and injection): Antiseptic, nerve or ganglion block, replenishment of fluid and carbohydrate calories, septal ablation for HOCM, treatment of methanol or ethylene glycol overdose.
Drinking alcohol may offer some health benefits, especially for your heart. On the other hand, alcohol may increase your risk of health problems and damage your heart. ...Read more
All the way to drunk: Small amounts loosen the tongue and release inhibitions, larger quantities impair judgement and produce central nervous system depression, delayed reaction times. Even larger amounts produce drunkenness, loss of coordination, slurred speech, loss of consciousness, amnesia and a hangover. ...Read more
There is wide variation in the metabolism of ethanol. The unhabituated drinker clears ethanol from the blood stream at an approximate rate of 15 to 20 mg/dL per hour. Patients with chronic ethanol abuse can clear ethanol at a rate of 25 to 35 mg/dL per hour, or even faster in some cases.
Euphoria and mild deficits in coordination, attention, and cognition are seen w/ BAC of 100 mg/dL. ...Read more
What leaf?: Ethyl alcohol is the same alcohol that people drink. I am not sure where you can buy it, outside of buying grain alcohol from the liquor store or from a chemistry lab. Are you sure you aren't referring to isopropyl alcohol or rubbing alcohol? Anyway, I am not at all sure as to the type of leaf for which you are referring? Nor is it clear what you mean by essential oil? Sorry. ...Read more
Suicide ideation: Nope. Not at all. If this is your way of asking for help...All of us here at health tap want you to know that life can get better! ...Read more
Ethyl alcohol: Ethyl alcohol is another name for ethanol which is drinking alcohol. So if you take ethyl alcohol internally, you risk becoming drunk. On the other hand, methanol or wood alcohol is not intended for human consumption and is actually considered a poison. Isopropyl alcohol is used for disinfection, not consumption. ...Read more
Hey, I put ethyl alcohol on my penis, it burned and hurt at the beginning. Is it harmful for my penis? I only did it once. Should I be worried?
Don't do it again: If it felt irritating, don't do it again. What was the reason anyway? If you're attempting to reduce risk of HIV or other STDs after sex, it's pointless: alcohol has no known benefit in preventing STDs. In fact, the irritation it causes may slightly increase the risk of HIV if exposed. ...Read more
Hey, I put ethyl alcohol on my penis for a better hygiene, it burned and hurt at the beginning. My question is: is it harmful for my penis? I only did
Ouch. Sounds painful.
This is most consistent with a localized skin irritation or excessive drying out of tissue. As long as no open skin, residual skin change, or symptoms, would not expect long term damage.
Would stay with more standard soaps to avoid future irritation. ...Read more
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
Someone with full blown active aids who starts bleeding and gets blood all over. If u clean with ethyl alcohol 65% will it kill the aids virus?!
Would it be good for someone who just got but by brown recluse to rub hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol on bite? Before they get to er?
What happen if I lost a little bit erythromycin while mixing it to ethyl alcohol while making benzamycin?
Benzamycin: Benzamycin is 5% benzoyl peroxide and 3% erythromycin. Clinical studies with acne now show that topical Erythromycin and topical Clindamycin are not effective for acne. The effect on acne you see with Benzamycin is with the benzoyl peroxide and not the erythromycin. Thus, it does not make a difference on how much Erythromycin you use. ...Read more
I put hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol on a very open cut on my head. Will I get alcohol poisoning? I put a decent amount
No: Not to worry. You won't get alcohol poisoning. ...Read more
Can it damage middle or inner ear? I put ethyl alcohol pure in ear to unclog swim ear or wax. It hurts when I burp and I have ringing now.
Stop using alcohol: What you have been doing is dangerous and is likely damaging to your ear. Symptoms that you have been experiencing could be a sign of ear damage. Do not use ethyl alcohol in your ear and see a physician promptly. ...Read more
I am wearing a cardiac event monitor for a month. Well I have an open wound exactly where I'm supposed to out one of the electrodes. I cleaned it with 70% ethyl alcohol and neosporin today then put the electrode on just now. Is this ok? It had pus too.
NO: Move the electrode away from the open wound! ...Read more
Got my ears pierced 7 weeks ago. Now my left ear has pus coming out piercing hole. I cleaned with 70% ethyl alcohol. What should I do?
Ear piercing: You may be reacting to the earring, nickel in metal eearings can cause your symptoms, you may need to wear a different type of metal to avoid recurrence of this issue. ...Read more
Can hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol kill sperm cells on my hands immediately on contact? Will it kill all of them? How fast does it kill them?
I know this is the weirdest question ever but... Can someone use hand sanitizer with 70% ethyl alcohol to wipe themselves with after a bowel movement?
Yes and no: Well, yes, you can use it in that area. However, you may not like how the area feels after you do it. Not sure what you are trying to treat but there is likely a much more humane way of treating yourself. ...Read more
The alcohol: Isopropyl alcohol contains just that, alcohol. Alcohol is extremely drying and kills germs on your hands by disolving their membranes. Your skin cells have membranes too. ...Read more
Isopropyl Alcohol: Here is the msds for the product: http://www. Officedepot. Com/pdf/msds/877218.Pdf. It consists of pure isopropyl alcohol and deionized water. Are you experiencing a skin reaction to it? Ia is a powerful drying agent and can irritate the skin. Topical corticosteroid creme can help. If this doesn't clear up, consult your dermatologist. Of course, you should never ingest isopropyl alcohol! ...Read more
Not the best: Initially clean with betadine, then daily dress with a less caustic medicine. Daily application of even hydrogen peroxide causes tissue destruction and retards natural healing. Best to see a doctor, at least once, and get a good treatment regemin so you will heal as fast and safely as possible. Your pharmacist can be of help as well. ...Read more
Horrible: The international programme on chemical safety, says ingesting isopropyl alcohol can be lethal (8 oz lethal -adult & 3 oz lethal- child). It can cause vomiting, seizures, loss of consciousness & respiratory problems. Isoproply alcohol would only be consumed by someone who was stupid or someone who was suicidal. If are considering suicide - please go to your nearest er for help. ...Read more
Can I clean razor blades with isopropyl alcohol? I bought gillete Mac 3 disposable razors. Should I throw that razor away or use it till it's dull?
OK to keep using it: Disposable razors are designed and intended to be used repeatedly until they become too dull, and probably almost all men do it that way, without cleaning or disinfecting them. If you have no obvious skin infection in the shaved area, and if the razors are not shared with other persons, there is no health risk. ...Read more