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What adverse affects are there for taking food grade hydrogen peroxide?

What adverse affects are there for taking food grade hydrogen peroxide?

Not much: Not much, it is used to clean breast feeding implements, pumps, etc. I would think taking too much of anything is bad for you, but people use it to gargle with, then spit it out, but I'm sure still swallow some. ...Read more

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Does 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide kills cancer?

Does 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide kills cancer?

No.: It can kill patients, but not cancer. Promoting hydrogen peroxide to treat cancer is a dangerous quackery. Avoid it. ...Read more

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Does intake of 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide help cure diseases.

Does intake of 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide help cure diseases.

No: This is a pop claim that hydrogen peroxide to cure things. At this point, all except oral hygiene are best considered non-evidence-based. The internet is full of crazy claims, and cancer and arthritis make people desperate. But if someone posing as a health care practitioner told you to drink hydrogen peroxide, phone your local district attorney. ...Read more

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Where can we find food-grade hydrogen peroxide for internal healing? My husband wants to just take the shelf kind, but I am uncomfortable with that.

Where can we find food-grade hydrogen peroxide for internal healing? My husband wants to just take the shelf kind, but I am uncomfortable with that.

Advise against...: There is no medical data to support ingesting hydrogen peroxide (h2o2), in any form, to treat any disease. There are many bogus websites out there claiming it is beneficial, but it is not. If ingested, a 3% solution is mildly irritating to mucosal tissue and may cause vomiting and diarrhea. Basically, anyone selling "food-grade" h2o2 is running a scam to part you from your money. ...Read more

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If am on depro provera (medroxyprogesterone) can I use food grade hydrogen peroxide 35%?

If am on depro provera (medroxyprogesterone) can I use food grade hydrogen peroxide 35%?

Why?: What are you planning on using it for? I do not recommend use for ingesting or cleansing the skin. What does it have to do with Depo-Provera prover? ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade safe to use?

Is hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade safe to use?

Its actually: Pretty dangerous high concentration and can cause burns what are you doing with H202 of that strength
FDA Warns Consumers Against Drinking High-Strength Hydrogen Peroxide for Medicinal Use
Ingestion Can Lead to Serious Health Risks and Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to purchase or to use high-strength hydrogen peroxide products, including a product ma ...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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What's the difference between USP and food grade for hydrogen peroxide?

What's the difference between USP and food grade for hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide: “Food grade” hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) contains 35% H2O2. It should not be taken internally (exception - may be highly diluted H2O2). USP hydrogen is usually 3%. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide safe once dry. I got a little on several sandwich bags and am concerned that it would be dangerous if it got on food while eating?

Is hydrogen peroxide safe once dry. I got a little on several sandwich bags and am concerned that it would be dangerous if it got on food while eating?

Safe: Hydrogen peroxide is like water, once it has evaporated, it is no longer there to do any mischief.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade. By diluting in 8oz distilled water with only 3-6 drops of 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade?

Why?: This is not a nutritional supplement. I can't imagine any benefit from doing this and only potential toxicity. Keep the chemistry experiments in the lab and only healthy food and drink in your stomach. ...Read more

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Hi, I've heard that using curcumin turmeric, hydrogen peroxide all benefits the anal abcess is it true TIA?

Hi, I've heard that using curcumin turmeric, hydrogen peroxide all benefits the anal abcess is it true TIA?

NO: Your question is a little confusing. If you are asking whether these agents help resolve a rectal abscess the answer is absolutely no. ...Read more

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Why is there no medical consensus on the benefits of rinsing with 3% hydrogen peroxide? Is it effective for small sores and infections or not?

Why is there no medical consensus on the benefits of rinsing with 3% hydrogen peroxide? Is it effective for small sores and infections or not?

An old folk remedy: This is an old folk remedy. I doubt there has ever been any research on it, therefore no consensus. My guess is that rinsing with peroxide has no benefit for "small sores" or any kind of infection makes any difference for any ...Read more

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What exactly is hydrogen peroxide?

H2O2: H2o2 - an oxidizing and bleaching agent - used in very concentrated form as a rocket, fuel component, less concentrated for bleaching hair and low concentration 3% for household use. ...Read more

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What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

Mild disinfectant: May be used in small quantities as a wound disinfectant. Mild soap and water irrigation just as effective for most minor wounds. Key is copious irrigation with water, i.E "the solution to pollution is dilution". ...Read more

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Why is there hydrogen peroxide in Ovol drops??!

What are ovol drops: What are ovol drops Please send more info. Hydrogen peroxide is an antiseptic and a bleacing agent ...Read more

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How does hydrogen peroxide heal cuts and wounds?

How does hydrogen peroxide heal cuts and wounds?

IT DOESN'T: The only real use for peroxide is to help wash stuff out of a dirty wound. It doesn't kill bacteria even as much as a topical antibiotic. It will even damage healing tissue. Does it bubble when "germs" are present? No, it just bubbles. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to use hydrogen peroxide?

How old do you have to be to use hydrogen peroxide?

There is no: Particular age - But if this is being asked by a child- only use this with your parent's supervision or permission. ...Read more

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Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Mucosal damage: Can hurt the mucosa - to help you further if you are doing this for whitening teeth a better way is to rinse with orthophosphoric acid available as super phosphazyme by biotics cost $15 use 10-15 drops with water rinse then brush acid off with baking soda - will whiten teeth and eliminate odor. I do not like hydrogen peroxide for mouth or in fresh cuts - will cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide the best way to keep a wound clean?

Is hydrogen peroxide the best way to keep a wound clean?

No.: Peroxide may cause cellular damage and inhibit repair of tissues. ...Read more

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Is 3% hydrogen peroxide safe to use and how much should be used?

Is 3% hydrogen peroxide safe to use and how much should be used?

SAFE FOR SHORT TERM: It is safe for short term but if used over long term it can be damging to the teeth. Talk to your dentist and get a second opinion. ...Read more

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What are ways to remove or reduce hydrogen peroxide from the body?

What? And why?: I am not aware how you can measure hydrogen peroxide in human body or if there is an indication to reduce it or why and what kind of disease it can cause
I am aware the they use it in the past to treat heavy metal poisoning
can you clarify your question
thank you for using health tap ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hydrogen peroxide this one time of many uses?

Can you tell me about hydrogen peroxide this one time of many uses?

Hydrogen Peroxide: 6 to 10% hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) may be used to bleach hair. 90% H2O2 is used industrially. Hydrogen peroxide is no longer recommended for wound care.
Food grade (35%)” hydrogen peroxide has been touted as treatment for many things (HIV, Diabetes Mellitus, arthritis, shingles, warts, etc.). There is no medical evidence to support those claims – so don't do it. ...Read more

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How should I apply hydrogen peroxide to a wound for the best results?

How should I apply hydrogen peroxide to a wound for the best results?

H2O2 not the best: Hydrogen peroxide is good at breaking down cells and kind of fun as it makes foam. However it is not the best for wounds. Wounds need new cells for the healing process, and hydrogen peroxide foams them away. Keep your wound clean, ok to shower and hairdryer the area. Ok to go in to your doc or wound center. ...Read more

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What is the maximum amount of hydrogen peroxide that can be put in OTC white strips?

What is the maximum amount of hydrogen peroxide that can be put in OTC white strips?

Ans: You better be very careful here. The enamel if the tooth iscaffectedvandbthem you have problems Just don't drink a lot of coffee brush after every meal and take care of your teeth. Avoid things that stain the teeth ...Read more

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How long does it take for 3% hydrogen peroxide to break down completely when exposed to light?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide's chemical representation is h2o2. It has uses in industry in it's purest form but the product available to most of us over-the-counter is usually only 3% hydrogen peroxide and 97% water. It breaks down quickly when exposed to light so it generally comes in brown bottles that filter out the sun's rays. It is known for its antibacterial qualities. ...Read more

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If I drink hydrogen peroxide will I die?

If I drink hydrogen peroxide will I die?

Instead of giving: You recipes to die by, I want to focus on why you might feel the need to drink hydrogen peroxide. Do you want to harm yourself or to die? With help your life can improve. If you are having thoughts of killing yourself now, please have a friend or relative drive you to the emergency room. If you need to call 911 for help do so. You can use national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784. ...Read more

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Does hydrogen peroxide turn molluscum white?

Does hydrogen peroxide turn molluscum white?

Yes it could: The only general treatment for this common condition is either waiting for it to go away or excision. Chemical burning is one option but can cause injuries. ...Read more

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Can you die from drinking hydrogen peroxide?

Can you die from drinking hydrogen peroxide?

Depends on concentra: With a significant ingestion of high concentration hydrogen peroxide, one might develop vomiting, abdominal bloating, pain or cramping, burning of mouth or throat, difficulty breathing, chest pain, body aches & rarely – seizure. Household -strength hydrogen peroxide is much less dangerous than industrial - strength exposures. Deaths have been reported with high -concentration hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more