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Hydrogen Peroxide For Dark Spots
Bleaching with hydrogen peroxide can remove dark spots on face in 2 weeks? Which can remove dark spots from acne faster?
Hydrogen Peroxide: Applying Hydrogen peroxide to your skin to lighten it is not a good idea. You can buy products that are specifically designed for lightening dark spots ...Read more
The number one most important thing you can do to lighten your skin is to wear sunscreen everyday -- even when it's cloudy. I will prevent your spots from getting darker.
You may also try a natural skin bleaching cream that contains kojic acid at least 4%. ...Read more
Will the white spots go away after using hydrogen peroxide for a rinse and can it damage your gums?
Not recommended: You should never rinse with hydrogen peroxide to whiten your teeth or remove white spots. You may damage your gums or soft tissue. ...Read more
I burned my face with hydrogen peroxide over a year ago. It's giving me white spots on my face. Is there anything that can be done?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Hydrogen Peroxide: Some toothpastes and oral hygiene products contain hydrogen peroxide. These have not been reported to cause white spots in the mouth if used as directed. Are the white spots on the gums, tongue, cheeks, teeth, uvula etc.? See your dentist to be sure what these spots are and what the appropriate treatment for them are. Good luck! ...Read more
My daughter used hydrogen peroxide and some got on her hand turning a few spots white. What caused it and will the whiteness go away?
Hydrogen peroxide is absorbed by skin upon contact and creates a local skin capillary embolism that appears as a temporary whitening of the skin.
The whiteness will eventually resolve. ...Read more
Tissue damage: Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful oxidizer. The bubbling that you see is form the breakdown into oxygen and water. This can kill bacteria in your mouth but it can also kill normal cells. The white spots that you see in your mouth is tissue damage. Do not rinse with full strength hydrogen peroxide. It can hurt more than it helps. There are better ways to lighten teeth. See a dentist. ...Read more
I'm 38 weeks and noticed my acne getting out of hand and it looked infected so I put a bit of hydrogen peroxide on my face, and noticed white spots?
Acne: The hormones in pregnancy make acne much worse for a lot of women. There are many over the counter acne facial washes and topical medications that may help. Hydrogen peroxide is not one of them that will help. After delivery you should see improvement as the hormones return to normal levels. A dermatologist post partum can offer other treatments as well. ...Read more
I'm being treated for scabies since mid December. I rub hydrogen peroxide on itchy spot and after a minute multiple white dots appear. Are they mol?
Theirs no way the whitening hydrogen peroxide used can permantly bleach your lip the discolored spot will return to its normal color in a few days or?
Well: See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon there are things like whitening treatment or even Melanex that can help with permanent lighting of the color of a discoloration spots ...Read more
Yes: But it doesn't work. Any whitening is only temporary. ...Read more
Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.
May be fungal/yeast: Infection on the skin of the scrotum. The groin area is a common place that fungal infections occur. The fungus tends to grow well on areas that are warm and moist, and often itch worse when the area become more warm and moist (eg. When working out and/or sweating). Try using an OTC treatment for jock itch, if not helpful, may need prescription. Consider in-box consult on HealthTap for Rx. ...Read more
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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
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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