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Can someone have an allergy to hydrogen peroxide?

Can someone have an allergy to hydrogen peroxide?

Oxcidizing: I am assuming that your skin started turning white, if so then it is not an allergic reaction it is just a layer of your skin cells oxidizing. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I have been having symptoms of bv or a yeast infection so I tried the method of a hydrogen peroxide douche. Could I get an air embolism from this?

I have been having symptoms of bv or a yeast infection so I tried the method of a hydrogen peroxide douche. Could I get an air embolism from this?

No air embolism, but: ...something doesn't compute. BV and yeast cause quite different symptoms; they are rarely confused with one another. BV symptoms are mostly odor and discharge, without irritation or itching. Yeast mostly causes irritation and redness, with scant white discharge, or none, and little or no odor. Douching with H2O2 (or anything else) is ineffective for both and can be dangerous in BV. See a doctor. ...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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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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Can taking hydrogen peroxide be beneficial to your health?

Can taking hydrogen peroxide be beneficial to your health?

No: Hydrogen peroxide would be damaging to your tissues and your body would convert it to water anyway. Absolutely no heath benefits to ingesting hydrogen peroxide. ...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?

Generally sparingly: Hydrogen peroxide is a bleach or cleaning agent and should be used sparingly and kept away from children. Not recommended for consumption. Higher concentrations can be toxic. The fda has done an extensive review. ...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 hydrogen peroxide ruin enamel?

Can hydrogen peroxide ruin enamel?

Probably not...: Peroxide has been safely used in tooth bleaching products for many years. However, don't forget, hydrogen peroxide is very reactive and should only be used for very limited usage in the mouth. Daily application in the mouth is probably not a good idea. ...Read more

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