Can you use rubbing alcohol for muscle pain?
You can use rubbing alcohol for muscle pain. When the muscle is massaged with the alcohol, it increases the temperature. Between that and the cooling effect of it evaporating from the skin, it helps relieve pain.
RUBBING ALCOHOL is intended for use on the skin only. It was made in the old days for rubbing on the skin, on a inflammed Joint. It was also Rubbed on skin to reduce fevers. It is no longer used much for these purposes, the older folks may still use for Joint pain. Rubbing Alcohol is now used in small amounts for Cleansing the skin before injections. DO NOT DRINK! RUBBING ALCOHOL IS POISONOUS. CONTAINS…
Your dad age 71 gave himself an injection intramuscualrly of rubbing alcohol instead of the medicine he was supposed to use .It was 1cc into his buttocks region. Is this anything to worry about?
I can only assume you are meaning he used rubbing alcohol to wipe the skin instead of the other stuff, that is absolutely fine. If you are meaning he injected rubbing alcohol instead of his proper medication, get him to a hospital! It's not to really worry about injecting rubbing alcohol into the muscle, but make sure your father does not go near a syringe again.