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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
KCLO3/Phenol: Disinfectant. Examples of phenol use are sore throat & mouth ulcers or sores.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raja Abusharr
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Not recommended: A study in nurs res. 1993 nov-dec;42(6):332-7 describes that 1/4 strength peroxide helped reduce bacteria but the irritation and damage to the oral mu... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Dentist: The condition of your teeth and gums needs to be assessed because dental problems can cause bad breath. Diet plays a role in bad breath too. Digestive... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Yes should be safe.: If you have any excessive pain or bleeding then you should stop.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 21 years experience
No...: Peroxide is caustic to tissues and can be extremely harmful even when diluted. If you seek a solution to a particular problem, ask your oral surgeon o... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
It won't hurt you: But it will taste nasty. Ith all available washes, why use peroxide?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Probably not: Depends on the volume and concentration of the salt water and was this just one tiem. It usually takes a child of some size to be willing and able to... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Should not be a concern, other than he/she might get an upset stomach.
A male asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not worry: Peroxide is relatively benign and should cause no harm. Drink some extra fluids if there is any irritation or taste left. Good luck and stay healthy.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Fine: It will not cause any problems.

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