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If I wash thoroughly with rubbing alcohol after sex, will I lessen my chance for an std?

If I wash thoroughly with rubbing alcohol after sex, will I lessen my chance for an std?

No: No, rubbing down with rubbing alcohol is not effective at reducing your risk of obtaining an std. Stds are spread by contact with skin to infected skin or infected secretions from someone who has the std. After you have sex with someone who is infected is precisely the wrong time to be concerned for getting an std. Practice safe sex - always. Protect yourself and be prepared for safe sex! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have alcohol two weeks after sex?

If you elect to: Drink alcohol and are not pregnant with no other contraindications, then it would be up to you. If pregnant or there were health contraindications - then it would be taking a risk. ...Read more

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I bleed after sex and when I drink alcohol why?

I bleed after sex and when I drink alcohol why?

That would require: A thorough medical assessment to answer your question. Bleeding when having sex (or after sex) is not normal and warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use expired rubbing alcohol that expired in March of last year (2013)?

Is it ok to use expired rubbing alcohol that expired in March of last year (2013)?

Rubbing acetone: Rubbing alcohol turns into acetone over time, usually becoming ineffective after about two years from manufacture. Since rubbing alcohol is still one of the least expensive products to buy, replacing it rather than risking it would be a wise decision. ...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?

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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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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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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Does rubbing alcohol kill botulism?

Does rubbing alcohol kill botulism?

Not really: Botulism is caused by a toxin produced by a particular germ clostridium botulinum, most commonly found in canned foods that have gone bad (often the can fills with gas and expands). Since the illness is produced by a toxin that has already been made, killing the germ, whether with alcohol, bleaches or whatever does not reduce the toxin already made. Avoiding food from damaged cans is key. ...Read more

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Does rubbing alcohol kill dry precum?

Does rubbing alcohol kill dry precum?

Pre-Cum: Pre-cum is semen. It houses fresh sperm. Are you asking if rubbing alcohol can or should kill sperm?

If one has precum on their penis one can wash this with soap and water. I would not recommend putting rubbing alcohol on the penis skin.

If you meant something else please ask again. ...Read more

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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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Does rubbing alcohol on your penis damage it?

Thanks for asking!: It will dry skin on the shaft and be an irritant to the meatus
most surgical preps have a high concentration of alcoholbut are mixed other non-stringent compounds. ...Read more

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Can I take a bath in rubbing alcohol?

Can I take a bath in rubbing alcohol?

NO!!! TOXIC!!!: Rubbing alcohol is isopropyl alcohol. It's safe to apply to small amounts of the skin but is toxic in large amounts. Bathing in it is hazardous as you would breathe in the fumes which can cause irritation of mouth and nose, headaches, drowsiness, trouble breathing, fainting and even death. It can also irritate the skin. DO NOT TRY THIS!
https://www. Erowid. Org/chemicals/alcohol/alcohol_info3.shtml ...Read more

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How bad is it to breathe in rubbing alcohol fumes?

How bad is it to breathe in rubbing alcohol fumes?

Depends: This will depend on the sensitivity of the individual combined with the concentration of the alcohol fumes. It could be anything from very mild headache, nausea to severe shortness of breath. The answer is to avoid the exposure or improve ventilation in the area of use if you must. Severity will dictate which of these you must do. ...Read more

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Will using rubbing alcohol burn the virus?

Which virus?: I don't know which virus you're asking about, or what you intend to do with the rubbing alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I use rubbing alcohol for a congested ear?

I wouldn't if sore: Straight rubbing alcohol can burn a tender ear. Small amounts, mixed with white vinegar, are sometimes used sparingly as a preventative for 'swimmer's ear' but--without knowing if there is a potential perforation of the eardrum--an answer here cannot responsibly suggest moving forward with this remedy since I cannot peek in your ear remotely. "congested" has me nervous--get checked out. ...Read more

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Is rubbing alcohol an effective cure for acne?

Is rubbing alcohol an effective cure for acne?

Can help: Alcohol will disinfect the skin and remove some oil. But by itself may not be enough to treat acne. ...Read more

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What is rubbing alcohol used for?

What is rubbing alcohol used for?

Rubbing alcohol: It is used as a skin cleaner and disinfectant. ...Read more