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Why does prolonged skin contact with isopropyl alcohol cause eczema and sensitivity?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: The alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol contains just that, alcohol.
Alcohol is extremely drying and kills germs on your hands by disolving their membranes. Your cells have membranes too.

In brief: The alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol contains just that, alcohol.
Alcohol is extremely drying and kills germs on your hands by disolving their membranes. Your cells have membranes too.
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