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Old Yesterday, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Palladio View Post
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.

Very little ETOH is absorbed through the skin
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Old Today, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by KaraG View Post
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.

I don't buy it.
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