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Doctor insights on: Hydrogen Peroxide Herpes

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Is hydrogen peroxide herpes treatment safe?

Is hydrogen peroxide herpes treatment safe?

Herpes simplex: Hydrogen peroxide is probably reasonably safe to use but is not likely to make a significant difference in outcome. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

No, it will not: Antiviral medications can help to control herpes outbreaks. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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Does hydrogen peroxide kill herpes virus on toothbrush?

Does hydrogen peroxide kill herpes virus on toothbrush?

Probably not very: well. Better to throw the toothbrush away after you disinfect it to protect others, who may want to use it after you've throw it away. Need something stronger than that. Get a new toothbrush for peace of mind. You can afford it. In fact, you can't afford not to! ...Read more

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Does 35% hydrogen peroxide cure genital herpes?

Does 35% hydrogen peroxide cure genital herpes?

No: Herpes is a virus. Hydrogen peroxide is not an agent that can successfully kill that virus. See a provider for help. We have many good medications now to treat herpes. You do not have to suffer! ...Read more

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Should hydrogen peroxide or isopropyl alcohol destroy herpes simplex 1?

No: Once you have the virus, it lives in your nerves. Some people rarely or never have outbreaks of sores but nothing at present can destroy it. There are prescription meds your dentist or md can give to reduce frequency of outbreaks & reduce the time the outbreaks last, however. ...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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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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Could hydrogen peroxide cause cavitys?

Could hydrogen peroxide cause cavitys?

No: Hydrogen peroxide (assuming it is for dental use) does not cause cavities. ...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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How does one douche with hydrogen peroxide?

How does one douche with hydrogen peroxide?

Bottle high, tube on: Attach a soft rubber tube to a bottle, and raise the bottle high after placing the soft rubber pipe in the area you want to douche, the peroxide will descend via gravity to the area. ...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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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 put hydrogen peroxide on an open wound?

Can i put hydrogen peroxide on an open wound?

Not advised: Hydrogen peroxide impairs wound healing, use a commercial wound irrigation solution, which any drug store can help you with. Just saline (salt water) is acceptable. ...Read more

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Can a person be allergic to hydrogen peroxide?

Can a person be allergic to hydrogen peroxide?

Possibly: Hydrogen peroxide, like many other materials, has the potential of causing skin irritation. It, in itself, is probably not an allergen. However, it is feasible that when cleaning the skin or wound with hydrogen peroxide that the skin is more sensitive to other agents (a soap or lotion for example) that could cause a contact dermatitis. ...Read more