I was thinking about how alcohol is used to sterilize, and I was wondering if it would be possible to use alcohol as an antibiotic? if it kills bacteria, couldn't (conceivably) alcohol in the bloodstream kill any bacteria there, and the alcohol would be cleaned out by the liver later? Or would the concentration of alcohol necessary be too high and cause poisoning?
Sorry if this has an extremely obvious answer, but all of the results I found in Google were about drinking alcohol while on antibiotics.
Could, in theory, alcohol (delivered in any way) be used as an antibiotic? If so, how? If not, why?