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Doctor insights on: Bad Breath And Hydrogen Peroxide

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Dr. Greg Rubin
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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more


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Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is hair bleach & is usually 6 to 10% H2O2. It breaks down melanin in the hair shaft. It also damages the hair shaft which can lead to hair breakage. Repeated contact with H2O2 can kill hair follicles with hair loss and possible balding. ...Read more

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Hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth?

Not in moderation: Hydrogen peroxide (10%-35%) is the primary ingredient in whitening or bleaching gels. Carbamide peroxide is another. Whitening systems work on teeth by penetrating into the dentinal tubules of stained teeth. Sensitivity can occur over time and usage, both in the gums and teeth. The sensitivity will diminish when bleaching stops. But it is otherwise- safe for the teeth. ...Read more

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What to do because my gums hurt really bad especially on my bottom. So if I use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda will that help like use it every other day?

What to do because my gums hurt really bad especially on my bottom. So if I use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda will that help like use it every other day?

Hard to say...: Don't know why your gums are hurting. That needs to be determined first. Gum pain can often be attributed to periodontitis, and if that is the case in your mouth, you need to see a dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me docs, is hydrogen peroxide bad for your teeth?

Can you tell me docs, is hydrogen peroxide bad for your teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide: That depends upon the concentration and the length of time in contact with the teeth. It might also burn or irritate the adjacent gums. Don't try internet or your own concoctions. See a dentist for advice on whatever you are trying to accomplish. Tooth whitening? We have must more efficient and safer methods and can monitor the process. ...Read more

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I started taking hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade with the 10 minute cure is this bad for your body?

I started taking hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade with the 10 minute cure is this bad for your body?

Hydrogen Peroxide: According to pure health systems, when used internally to treat digestive disorders or other illnesses, hydrogen peroxide creates additional free radicals in the body. Free radicals typically are washed through the body in the lymph system, but when given in large doses they can cause additional ailments and premature aging. ...Read more

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Bad breath &bad smell in my nose. My boyfriend can tell me what i've ate by the smell coming from nose. I've tried peroxide.What can I do/whats cause?

Bad breath &bad smell in my nose. My boyfriend can tell me what i've ate by the smell coming from nose. I've tried peroxide.What can I do/whats cause?

Deviated septum: You may have a condition known as " deviated septum" that affects normal passage of secretion from your nose and cause stagnation, this way there are billions of odor producing bacteria, that are being retained there and cause this characteristic odor. Please get referral to ENT specialist. ...Read more

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