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Isopropyl, methyl alcohol, ethanol all the same?

Isopropyl, methyl alcohol, ethanol all the same?

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

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Isopropyl, methyl alcohol, ethanol all the same?

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

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Does polyvinyl alcohol (partially hydrolyzed) in prenatals contain alcohol?

Does polyvinyl alcohol (partially hydrolyzed) in prenatals contain alcohol?

No ethanol: It is not ethanol, the "alcohol" in beer, wine, and whisky. Certain chemicals, like polyvinyl alcohol, use the name "alcohol" because they have a particular chemical structure, but are not ethanol (the alcohol in beverages). ...Read more

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Does inhaling isopropyl alcohol cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

Does inhaling isopropyl alcohol cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

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

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Methylated spirit safe as rubbing alcohol?

Methylated spirit safe as rubbing alcohol?

No.: It is safe for camp stoves and camp lanterns. It makes a good cleaning agent,scratch remover, cleaning electronic equipment. Always wash hands after handling methylated spirits. ...Read more

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Is sugar alcohol , alcohol?

Is sugar alcohol , alcohol?

No: sugar alcohols end in 0H, which puts them in the category of alcohols in general. But the drinking alcohol is ethanol and that is different from the sugar alcohols like xylitol, mannitol, ( you dont get drunk from them) ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol increase dopamine?

Does drinking alcohol increase dopamine?

Alcohol, Dopamine: Alcohol increases the release of Dopamine in brain’s “reward center. By increasing Dopamine levels in the brain, alcohol tricks you into thinking that it’s actually making your feel great. The effect is that you keep drinking to get more Dopamine release, but at the same time you’re altering other brain chemicals that are enhancing feelings of depression. ...Read more

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Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Effects of mixing alcohol and caffeine?

Alcohol poisoning: Caffeine causes one to stay more awake while drinking which raises the risk of drinking excessively. Usually intoxication makes one sleepy, but caffeination in alcohol enables one to keep drinking to potential alcohol poisoning. ...Read more

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Can I inject testosterone containing benzyl alcohol while on antabuse (disulfiram)?

Seems to be OK: If you are on Antabuse (disulfiram), (disulfiram) I'm curious about your drinking 0-7 drinks/week as a Social drinker. I do too, so I'm not being judgmental - but I'm not taking Antabuse (disulfiram). Anyway, the alcohol in the injection is NOT a problem. No interaction is reported. So, good luck w/ your efforts to achieve your best in life. Hope you do well! ...Read more

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Could nicotine cause intoxication similar to alcohol intoxication?

Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. Nicotine intoxication can be lethal, and actually nicotine-like substances have been used to kill rodents and other pests. Tobacco workers also routinely get it. Alcohol intoxication looks completely different. Seizures, abd. Pain, twitches occur. ...Read more

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Can antabuse (disulfiram) affect alcohol test results?

Can antabuse (disulfiram) affect alcohol test results?

No: This is not an interfering substance either for the breath or the blood tests. ...Read more

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Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

Which alcohol drink contains most sugar?

The mixer: Alcohol is 7 calories/gram, so the one with the most alcohol has the most calories -- however, they are not sugar. That is found in the mixer, such as soft drinks, fruit juice and the like -- plus all the food you consume while you're drinking. ...Read more

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Does alcohol denature vitamin c?

Does alcohol denature vitamin c?

Denature: Alcohol does not destroy vit c, denaturing infers change of protein structure and does not relate to vit c. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen pm mixed with alcohol dangerous?

Motrin : It could be potentially damaging for the liver, so please be careful, taking 1 or 2 Motrin should be fine but it can also cause GI upset. ...Read more

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How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

Google: Google has a great interface built into their search engine which will calculate all of this type of information for you. Simply enter something like - sugar in vodka - and it will tell you. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How much alcohol causes intoxication?

How much alcohol causes intoxication?

Impairment at one dr: Alcohol causes impairment at even one drink. Intoxication occurs with varying amounts depending on body size, gender, and chronicity of alcohol intake. In general novice drinkers, women and people of small size will get intoxicated with lower amounts. It is urged that you not try to find it out by experimenting on yourself or some one else. ...Read more

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Does alcohol interact badly with codeine?

Does alcohol interact badly with codeine?

Are you serious?: If you are actually doing this, please see an addiction specialist as soon as possible. You are at great risk of overdose and death. ...Read more

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Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Could Phenethyl alcohol be natural?

Yes and No: Phenethyl alcohol is found in certain plants, so it is natural in that setting. Like many compounds, scientists may have the ability to create it in a lab (it would not be natural in that setting). Likewise, this or similar compounds in a plant in your yard would be natural, but having a bottle of the compound sitting on your table would be unnatural. It all depends on the details. ...Read more

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At what point does "moderate" use of alcohol become alcohol abuse?

At what point does "moderate" use of alcohol become alcohol abuse?

Alcohol abuse: When a person starts to lose control of his or her drinking, and develops other symptoms related to alcoholism. Here's a link that can help to see other symptoms: http://www.Webmd.Com/mental-health/addiction/understanding-alcohol-abuse-symptoms it would also be a good idea to consult with an addictions' specialist. ...Read more

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Isopropyl, methyl alcohol, ethanol all the same?

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

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Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Would consuming alcohol on day 1 effect working out on day 2? For l seem to have less energy during workout when I have drinks up to 24 hours prior.

Alcohol = a toxin: No matter how enjoyable even moderate alcohol drinking may be, the fact remains that it is a toxin for your body -- especially liver and brain. Essentially you're asking your body to process a poison. So, your body will be less efficient both during intoxication and until all traces of alcohol have been processed. Remember that hangover is multifaceted. Be well. ...Read more

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The baby is 8 months old l i'm still lactating can I consume alcohol o ccasionally.

See below: Yes. But in moderation. The alcohol is secreted into the breast milk and thus can be transferred to the child. Use common sense. ...Read more

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My son is almost 16 yrs old...I dont have any idea if he drinks alcohol yet...he has an SGPT result of 305 U/L...can you help me interpret the result?

My son is almost 16 yrs old...I dont have any idea if he drinks alcohol yet...he has an SGPT result of 305 U/L...can you help me interpret the result?

Blood test: The blood test is abnormal. This could be due to chronic liver disease due to years of alcohol use, but there are other non liver reasons too. Talk to your doctor. Could be many other things besides alcohol. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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Does alcohol increase fats?

Alcohol: Alcohol calories are usually carbohydrates. But these are unneeded and not nutritional carbohydrates. So, when the liver sees this much sugar they make triglycerides, or fat storage molecules. Thus this sugar is made into fats that can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

Does alcohol affects teenage growth?

YES: alcohol use in excess may have many bad side effects on many systems of your body including nutrition, livers, kidney and brain . May result in nutritional deficiencies and hormonal influences affecting growth ...Read more

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Which is worse: alcohol or chocolate?

Which is worse: alcohol or chocolate?

Champagne n choclat: In small amounts (1 standard glass wine/beer etc/day), both alchol and chocolate have been associated with some positive health effects for some, but too much alcohol will damage your kidneys, liver, heart, esophogus n more. Too much choclate will also cause weight gain and the associated health risks. Serious health consequences from alcohol is probably much more common - than chocolate overdo. ...Read more

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Why is rubbing alcohol good for pain?

Topical, right?: I am assuming you mean topically during massage. Rubbing alocohol can do a couple of things to help get a massage deeper into muscles or relax them. First, the temper change and sensation on nerve endings in your skin can help muscles relax. Second, the alcohol acts as a varying lubricant on your skin that changes through out the massage that allows different pressure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What types of alcohol is least harmful?

What types of alcohol is least harmful?

Not methanol: The only drinking alcohol is ethyl alcohol and this is what is contained in most potable beverages. It is not so much the type of drink you are using as it is the amount of ethanol you are consuming on a regular basis. Alcohol is generally harmful only when used to excess. A bottle of beer usually contains about the same amount of etoh as a shot of whiskey. ...Read more

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What is the effect of excessive alcohol?

What is the effect of excessive alcohol?

Excessive alcohol: 1. Addiction 2. Loss of role obligations 3. Poor health 3. Economic loss 4. Legal problems get professional help, treatment works. ...Read more

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Which organ gets most damaged by alcohol?

Which organ gets most damaged by alcohol?

Your brain, your: Heart, and your liver. So what may be in store are alcohol persistent delusions, alcohol related cardiomyopathy, and cirrhosis of the liver. Why take such a risk? ...Read more

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Medication and alcohol, is it okay to mix?

Some medications: Can be mixed with alcohol - others can't . Please specify which medication and re-ask. ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol have on jealousy?

What  effect does alcohol have on jealousy?

It doesn't: It doesn't directly affect. However, alcohol lowers your inhibitions and may unmask suppressed emotions. If you display jealousy after drinking, you most likely are jealous while sober. You just hold it in. ...Read more

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Why would alcohol have such a health anomaly?

Why would alcohol have such a health anomaly?

Alcohol: One of oldest sedative, alcohol can compromise your immune system & depress your cognitive-affective systems, leading, among many others, to such effects. ...Read more

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