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Why does alcohol burn when put on broken or damaged skin?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Alkalinity

The oh in the alcohol is alkaline and this causes the burning sensation.

In brief: Alkalinity

The oh in the alcohol is alkaline and this causes the burning sensation.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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