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Old 06-24-2020, 01:56 PM
 
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I think that's what Will Rogers said... how boring otherwise, no?
In this day and age.....I will take boring.
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Old 06-24-2020, 02:33 PM
 
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Ethanol (the kind you can drink) Is a well known poison/neurotoxin. Methanol, which will kill or blind you if you drink enough of it, is fairly safe as a hand sanitizer, even though it also poison.
But its all about using it appropriately as indicated isn't it? Remember how potentially toxic H2O is...
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Old 06-24-2020, 08:14 PM
 
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Some of that stuff smells like straight up moonshine.

Yes! I couldn't wait to wash it off.
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Old 06-29-2020, 07:49 AM
 
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Nothing works better then good old soap. All this stuff that you rub in and lave on your skin simply gets absorbed by your body and in no time it is in the blood system.

If you would not drink hand sanitizer then you should not use it on your skin either because it ends up in the same place - your blood system, from there all the organs take a sip.
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Old 06-29-2020, 08:33 AM
 
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Nothing works better then good old soap. All this stuff that you rub in and lave on your skin simply gets absorbed by your body and in no time it is in the blood system.

If you would not drink hand sanitizer then you should not use it on your skin either because it ends up in the same place - your blood system, from there all the organs take a sip.
I agree with this. Decades ago I suffered with daily hives and I'd use good ole isopropyl rubbing alcohol for relief. On my skin only! When I went to a specialist later, he wanted to talk to me about my drinking problem. That rubbing alcohol was showing up on my blood tests. I never drank.
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Old 06-29-2020, 01:50 PM
 
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Nothing works better then good old soap. All this stuff that you rub in and lave on your skin simply gets absorbed by your body and in no time it is in the blood system.

If you would not drink hand sanitizer then you should not use it on your skin either because it ends up in the same place - your blood system, from there all the organs take a sip.
I only use a hand sanitizer if I'm somewhere I can't wash with soap and water after touching stuff that may be contaminated and would prefer not to bring a virus home with me. "Soap" interferes with the virus's protective lipid layer and mechanically removes particles from skin. If the convenience of hand sanitizer means more people do something to avoid infection/transmission, it is still better than doing nothing.

https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2020...nt-coronavirus
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Old 06-30-2020, 07:26 AM
 
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I only use a hand sanitizer if I'm somewhere I can't wash with soap and water after touching stuff that may be contaminated and would prefer not to bring a virus home with me. "Soap" interferes with the virus's protective lipid layer and mechanically removes particles from skin. If the convenience of hand sanitizer means more people do something to avoid infection/transmission, it is still better than doing nothing.

https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2020...nt-coronavirus
I don't think I've used hand sanitizer yet since this all started. I just don't touch my face while I'm at work or out and wash my hands thoroughly with soap and water as soon as I get home.
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Old 06-30-2020, 03:51 PM
 
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But its all about using it appropriately as indicated isn't it? Remember how potentially toxic H2O is...

H2O is highly toxic under the right circumstances


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_intoxication



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Water intoxication, also known as water poisoning, hyperhydration, overhydration, or water toxemia, is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside safe limits by excessive water intake.
Under normal circumstances, accidentally consuming too much water is exceptionally rare. Nearly all deaths related to water intoxication in normal individuals have resulted either from water-drinking contests, in which individuals attempt to consume large amounts of water, or from long bouts of exercise during which excessive amounts of fluid were consumed.[1] In addition, water cure, a method of torture in which the victim is forced to consume excessive amounts of water, can cause water intoxication.
Water, just like any other substance, can be considered a poison when over-consumed in a brief period of time. Water intoxication mostly occurs when water is being consumed in a high quantity without adequate electrolyte intake.[2]

It can also occur due to colon hydrotherapy (not so rare) or excessive use of enemas (rare today due to the fact that enemas are rarely used anymore)
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Old 06-30-2020, 04:10 PM
 
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H2O is highly toxic under the right circumstances


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_intoxication






It can also occur due to colon hydrotherapy (not so rare) or excessive use of enemas (rare today due to the fact that enemas are rarely used anymore)
Sigh. Gotta get my sarcasm meter re-calibrated I guess.
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Old Yesterday, 04:06 PM
 
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Nothing works better then good old soap. All this stuff that you rub in and lave on your skin simply gets absorbed by your body and in no time it is in the blood system.

If you would not drink hand sanitizer then you should not use it on your skin either because it ends up in the same place - your blood system, from there all the organs take a sip.
I would not eat or drink soap eathier. Soap and water, is not alway available. So the only thing left is hand sanitizer.
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