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Doctor insights on: Home Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

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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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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 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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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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Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide for bv?

Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide for bv?

Hydrogen peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide can damage your healthy tissues too. . Not recommending. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use expired hydrogen peroxide?

Is it safe to use expired hydrogen peroxide?

Yes but...: Hydrogen peroxide h2o2 is comprised of h2o( water) and an unstable form of oxygen once its expired and the oxgen is removed you are left with water or weak peroxide. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide to treat my toothache?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide to treat my toothache?

NO: While diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide is sometimes used to treat or soothe gum problems, sores and cuts in your mouth, it will do nothing to help a toothache. In fact, it may make things worse. You need to see a dentist to determine the cause of your toothache and suggest appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Should you use hydrogen peroxide to lighten your bikini area?

Should you use hydrogen peroxide to lighten your bikini area?

MYTH: it is of no practical use except possibly bleaching out hair color-are you referring to lower abdominal or pubic hair? ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide on eczema?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide on eczema?

This would not...: Be a good primary treatment for eczema because of his drying effect. I will have patients use it sometimes in the ear canals where there is a fungal infection and also eczema. As soon as the fungus is cleared the peroxide is discontinued and the eczema is treated differently. ...Read more

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Can you use hydrogen peroxide for boils?

Can you use hydrogen peroxide for boils?

Won't help: Boils will not improve with the use of topical treatments. They need to be soaked frequently with hot salt or boric acid in water until they come to a head and drain. If they become large they may require surgical incision and drainage. Sometimes antibiotic pills that cover staphylococcus aureus, the usual bacterial cause of boils, need to be given as well. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide to relieve constipation?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide to relieve constipation?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): I recommend drinking lots of water and using miralax, (polyethylene glycol) this type of fiber works with your body and doesn't necessarily force you to use the bathroom but lets you decide when you want to go. Each person has different reactions to fiber and some can cause bloating to some while others to have the same symptoms, so it is important to try a few to see which one works best for you. ...Read more

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Is it better to use hydrogen peroxide before or after you brush?

Hydrogen peroxide: Please be aware that hydrogen peroxide can damage you live tissue while killing germs. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to use hydrogen peroxide in your for a stye?

Is it possible for you to use hydrogen peroxide in your for a stye?

No, Nyet, Neine: Or are you kidding me? Eye tissues are delicate. Hydrogen Peroxide can cause significant damage to tissue. It is not effective as an antiseptic. Please don't consider placing hydrogen peroxide in your eye. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide to keep my baby's umbilical cord area clean?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide to keep my baby's umbilical cord area clean?

Yes,but: I find it is only a benefit if used briefly to blot the area followed by drying.I prefer alcohol swabs several times a day.When the peroxide is left in place it converts to water and makes the area soggy and stinky. ...Read more

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Please can you tell me you advocate the use of hydrogen peroxide in a nebuliser for copd?

Please can you tell me you advocate the use of hydrogen peroxide in a nebuliser for copd?

Not really: H2o2 as it is known is very strong base. The body maintains a homeostasis of base and acid. Nebulizing this is caustic to the esophagus (like a drano) and the airways. I may be behind some studies but i don't know that it is of any benefit in inside tissues including the lung. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide for hemorrhoids?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide for hemorrhoids?

I wouldn't consider: That a good idea- hydrogen peroxide can damage tissue. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ΒΌ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. There are a number of over-the-counter meds. ...Read more

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Have you heard of hydrogen peroxide use in emphyzema, and your thoughts on using it in a vaperizor for better breathing.

Have you heard of hydrogen peroxide use in emphyzema, and your thoughts on using it in a vaperizor for better breathing.

This is dangerous!: I have heard of this as well. This is not a good idea. Hydrogen peroxide will burn your lungs. Do not do this. There are many quacks out there recommending things to people that are outright stupid. This is one of them. ...Read more