Does an allergy to isopropyl alcohol mean anything about my chances of being allergic to alcoholic beverages?
I’m allergic to isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol. My skin breaks out in an itchy rash upon contact, nothing further. I’ve never had an alcoholic beverage, but I’d like to try them someday. Am I any more likely to be allergic to alcoholic beverages due to my isopropyl allergy? Are isopropyl and ethyl alcohol even chemically related, or is it just arbitrary that they share the name?
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