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What is considered a break in the skin? What if I poured alcohol on my hand and it didn't burn does that mean I don't have open sores or cuts?.

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Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
Dermatology

In brief: Maybe

The top layer of skin (epidermis) does not have nerve endings.
Cuts deep enough to bleed go into the 2nd layer, or the demis. If you experienced no stinging from alcohol, the dermis is likely intact; however this would not be 100% proof.

In brief: Maybe

The top layer of skin (epidermis) does not have nerve endings.
Cuts deep enough to bleed go into the 2nd layer, or the demis. If you experienced no stinging from alcohol, the dermis is likely intact; however this would not be 100% proof.
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