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Will the white spots go away after using hydrogen peroxide for a rinse and can it damage your gums ?

Will the white spots go away after using hydrogen peroxide for a rinse and can it damage your gums ?

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. ...Read more

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Why do I get white spots on my gums after rinsing my mouth with hydrogen peroxide?

Why do I get white spots on my gums after rinsing my mouth with hydrogen peroxide?

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 mouth but it can also kill normal cells. The white spots that you see in your mouth is tissue damage. Do not rinse with full strength hydrogen peroxide. It can hurt more than it helps. There are better ways to lighten teeth. See a dentist. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face , and noticed white spots?

I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face , and noticed white spots?

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 help. Hydrogen peroxide is not one of them that will help. After delivery you should see improvement as the hormones return to normal levels. A dermatologist post partum can offer other treatments as well. ...Read more

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My daughter used hydrogen peroxide and some got on her hand turning a few spots white. What caused it and will the whiteness go away?

My daughter used hydrogen peroxide and some got on her hand turning a few spots white. What caused it and will the whiteness go away?

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 whiteness will eventually resolve. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide lighten age spots?

Can hydrogen peroxide lighten age spots?

No: See a dermatologist or your family doctor for a more effective treatment for age spots. ...Read more

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Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?

Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?

See a dermatologist: Your treatment will not work. Post-inflammatory acne pigmentation will improve with tretinoin cream + hydroquinone. Control of the acne is important. See a skin dr. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to put hydrogen peroxide on a dark spot?

Is it possible for you to put hydrogen peroxide on a dark spot?

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 spots ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide whiten dark spot cause by acne?

Is hydrogen peroxide whiten dark spot cause by acne?

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 from getting darker. You may also try a natural skin bleaching cream that contains kojic acid at least 4%. ...Read more