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Doctor insights on: Can You Use Baking Powder In Place Of Baking Soda

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Is baking powder a baking soda?

Is baking powder a baking soda?

No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste odd. ...Read more

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Can we use baking powder instead of baking soda when treating on underarms?

Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten my teeth?

Is it possible for me to use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten my teeth?

Nope: They are two different materials. Baking powder is for baking, and baking soda is abrasive and will do a terrific job of wearing away your enamel, over time. If you really want whiter teeth, you will need to use otc drugstore products or have it done professionally. ...Read more

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I'd like to get some baking soda to whiten my teeth but can only find baking powder. Are they both the same thing?

I'd like to get some baking soda to whiten my teeth but can only find baking powder. Are they both the same thing?

Different things: Baking soda and baking powder are different. Baking powder is only about one third baking soda and two thirds other chemicals.
There are more effective ways to lighten teeth than this. Your dentist can do this for you. Or over the counter white strips will work. ...Read more

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What do I need to use to whiten my teeth. I read about baking soda but cant find any but baking powder. Please what else can I use?

What do I need to use to whiten my teeth. I read about baking soda but cant find any but baking powder. Please what else can I use?

Best whitening: Most efficient whitening systems are done in cooperation with your Dentist. Way down on the list are whitening strips, and below them whitening toothpaste. Baking soda is merely a mild abrasive. Baking powder is useless. Before you do something damaging in the name of "beauty, " please talk to your Dentist. ...Read more

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Can I use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten teeth?

Can I use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten teeth?

Nope: Neither will really whiten your teeth. Baking soda is abrasive and may remove some surface stains, but it does not really whiten your teeth. Excessive use may actually wear your enamel away. Professionally dispensed products are the strongest and best way to whiten your teeth. ...Read more

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Home remedy for foot odor is baking powder or baking soda? Thanks :)

Home remedy for foot odor is baking powder or baking soda? Thanks :)

Foot odor: Here's a better one - wash with antibacterial soap and see your podiatrist for help with your shoes. I have some great things to help with that in my office that your podiatrist may have as well. ...Read more

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I have knots under both armpits they swell and burst and most of the time it has a bad smell. I can't wear deodorant, powder or baking soda please?

I have knots under both armpits they swell and burst and most of the time it has a bad smell. I can't wear deodorant, powder or baking soda please?

See surgeon: Sounds like hidra adenitis suppurativa or chronic infection of the sweat galnds. This can be ongoing problem unless the skin containing the sweat glands is removed. Get a consultation. ...Read more

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I heard using baking soda after use of deodrant helps wid armpit body odour is it 2 b left on skin in powder form or diluted? After spray or before?

I heard using baking soda after use of deodrant helps wid armpit body odour is it 2 b left on skin in powder form or diluted? After spray or before?

Baking soda for odor: Use it like powder. A light dusting in each underarm, then a pinch over your left shoulder for good luck! ...Read more

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Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?

Can you kill germs, remineralize & whiten teeth safely with a mixture of baking soda, calcium powder (crushed calcium pills) and coconut oil?

Not recommended: Stick to major brands of toothpaste that have already been engineered to give you the best results, safely. Home concoctions may be too abraisive, and frankly will have no affect on the whitening. If you want whiter teeth, please see your dentist to discuss your candidacy and options. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Yes!: Baking soda, or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, is an acid neutralizer. As such, when you eat it, it neutralizes the acid in your stomach. Without acid, your body cannot digest food to access the multitude of nutrients in it. Result: malnutrition. Once in a while, a small amount may calm an "acid stomach" or heartburn--but that's all. If more is needed, seek help from your pcp. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good for keeping you healthy?

Baking soda: No it can raise BP and cause other problems. ...Read more

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Baking soda is safe for have a high creatinine?

Baking soda is safe for have a high creatinine?

Not as treatment: Muscular men tend to have high creatinine and with today's laboratory fads tend to become instant kidney patients. If your creatinine is up because of actual illness, see whether you can't get it treated -- baking soda won't even deal with the acidosis of kidney failure as you simply turn it to carbon dioxide and breathe it out. ...Read more

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How effective is baking soda against gingivitus?

How effective is baking soda against gingivitus?

Baking soda: Baking soda is somewhat abrasive and as such should not be something I would recommend brushing with every day, however it does have an acid neutralizing affect which could help prevent cavities, yet a good Fluoride toothpaste is likely more effective and less abrasive to your enamel. There are many antibacterial mouth rinses available that are effective for gingivitis, but no sub for effective hc. ...Read more

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Baking soda as exfoliator bad or good? Ph levels

Not good: Not good.
Proof here: https://www. Futurederm. Com/why-you-absolutely-should-not-use-baking-soda-as-an-exfoliator/

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It's it safe too douch with baking soda and why?

It's it safe too douch with baking soda and why?

No need to douche: The vagina is an amazing organ- it keeps itself clean without the help of any soaps or douches. There are "good" bacteria in the vagina that help keep out the "bad" bacteria, and douching too much can lead to a change in the bacterial flora of the vagina. This can predispose to infections such as bacterial vaginosis. You can clean with water and gentle soap around the outside of the vagina. ...Read more

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Is baking soda helpful in removing scar?

Is baking soda helpful in removing scar?

Scar: I have never seen any scientific data showing benefit of baking soda for scar therapy. There are options for scar treatments. You should seek consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is baking "soda" safe on my teeth?

Is baking "soda" safe on my teeth?

Yes.: Baking soda is safe. But baking soda alone contains no fluoride, so there is no point in brushing with pure baking soda.

Fluoride toothpaste will help strengthen the enamel and make them more resistant to cavities, so its important to always use toothpaste with fluoride. ...Read more

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Is baking soda useful for teeth?

Is baking soda useful for teeth?

Can't really hurt: Proper brushing and seeing a dentist are the best treatment for caring of the teeth. Baking soda can help, but brushing properly and not too quickly, flossing and professional cleaning is the best bet. ...Read more

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Bleaching teeth with baking soda helpful?

Bleaching teeth with baking soda helpful?

Whitening: Bleaching with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide in a slurry can whiten the teeth, but if your teeth get sensitive to air/cold or the gums burn discontinue. Their are many products dispensed at a dental office that work very well and better than otc. Discuss with your dentist so he can evaluated what would be best for your particular situation. ...Read more

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How is baking soda to brush your teeth?

How is baking soda to brush your teeth?

Abrasive: Using baking soda every day may prove to be too abrasive for your teeth, resulting in premature weakening of the enamel and yellowing as the enamel becomes thin. Limited use, together with brushing, flossing, using a fluoridated toothpaste, and regular dental cleanings will keep your teeth and gums healthy. ...Read more

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What is baking soda good for?

What is baking soda good for?

Baking Soda or: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is often used topically in a paste water to decrease itching or inflammation (especially in association with certain insect stings) and is often an additive to toothpastes. There are other medicinal uses as well. Here's a good article: http://www. Healthguidance. Org/entry/15156/1/health-benefits-of-baking-soda. Html. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

Is baking soda good to take to help restore pH in the body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more

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Canu predict gender through baking soda test before a scan?

Canu predict gender through baking soda test before a scan?

You can BUT: You can but I wouldn't paint the nursery based on the results! You can make any prediction you want but that doesn't mean that they will be right. The same comment would apply to the drano test, and the cabbage test. ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy to eat a teaspoon of baking soda?

Is it considered unhealthy to eat a teaspoon of baking soda?

Not a problem: This is a classic, although somewhat distasteful, way to settle a sour or acid stomach as it will neutralize the acid there. It is not harmful to do it this way on occasion. ...Read more

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How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

How would you use baking soda to correct the pH level in your body?

PH of body: The ph of your body is tightly controlled by the kidneys and even by your breathing rate. It would not be a good idea to try and control the ph with baking soda nor would it be very effective. It could actually cause harm. ...Read more