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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No and Yes: "White Spots" on your teeth will not be affected by hydrogen peroxide. Excessive use of hydrogen peroxide can irritate and damage your gingiva. See a ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: You should never rinse with hydrogen peroxide to whiten your teeth or remove white spots. You may damage your gums or soft tissue.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Tissue damage: Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful oxidizer. The bubbling that you see is form the breakdown into oxygen and water. This can kill bacteria in your mout ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Levy
49 years experience Periodontics
Don't rinse: Don't rinse with hydrogen peroxide!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acne: The hormones in pregnancy make acne much worse for a lot of women. There are many over the counter acne facial washes and topical medications that may ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Meyerson
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No: There are otc products that may help, but your doctor can probably recommend something better. Whatever you use, you must protect the area from the su ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is absorbed by skin upon contact and creates a local skin capillary embolism that appears as a temporary whitening of the skin. The ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Your treatment will not work. Post-inflammatory acne pigmentation will improve with tretinoin cream + hydroquinone. Control of the acne is importa ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrogen Peroxide: Applying Hydrogen peroxide to your skin to lighten it is not a good idea. You can buy products that are specifically designed for lightening dark s ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
No: The number one most important thing you can do to lighten your skin is to wear sunscreen everyday -- even when it's cloudy. I will prevent your spots ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
H2O2, white spots: Your question is not clear. Do you mean "normal"? If so, yes, that is commonly seen with H2O2 when portions of epidermis are exposed.

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