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Hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth?

Not in moderation: Hydrogen peroxide (10%-35%) is the primary ingredient in whitening or bleaching gels. Carbamide peroxide is another. Whitening systems work on teeth by penetrating into the dentinal tubules of stained teeth. Sensitivity can occur over time and usage, both in the gums and teeth. The sensitivity will diminish when bleaching stops. But it is otherwise- safe for the teeth. ...Read more

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Could hydrogen peroxide whiten teeth?

Could hydrogen peroxide whiten teeth?

Yes, but...: Yes, but in higher concentrations than is usually available over the counter. For example, most hydrogen peroxide available in the store is around 3%(or 4), the strength needed to effect bleaching on the top layer of the enamel(about 75 angstrom, very thin) is more on the order of 20 to 30%. This concentration can be very caustic to the soft tissue, and is not readily available to the consumer. ...Read more

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Benzoyl peroxide and hydrogen peroxide the same?

Benzoyl peroxide and hydrogen peroxide the same?

Nope: These are very different and are used differently in medicine. Acne BP wounds hp. ...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 kill athletes foot?

Could hydrogen peroxide kill athletes foot?

Fungus: Anti-fungal medicine would work the best. Typically athletes foot loves a dark moist area like your enclosed shoe gear. Keeping your feet dry by changing socks, cotton socks and even using antiperspirant sprays between toes and bottom will help! ...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 aluminum chloride antibacterial?

Is aluminum chloride antibacterial?

No: Al chloride is not antibiotic it is anti hydrous or sweating. When applied to an armpit at night it gets absorbed into your sweat glands and decreases sweat production it is not killing any bacteria ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide help infections?

Can hydrogen peroxide help infections?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is not very good as an antiseptic. Cleaning injured skin with hydrogen peroxide may lead to tissue damage. Although hydrogen peroxide was often used in the past for wound care – that is not recommended. It may delay healing. ...Read more

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Could hydrogen peroxide help infections?

Could hydrogen peroxide help infections?

Peroxide: While used for decades, we do not like the use of hydrogen peroxide on open wounds. While it can destroy bacteria in a wound, hydrogen peroxide is also toxic to healthy cells that are needed to heal a wound. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Yeast: If you have an oral yeast infection, then use the clotrimazole. There isn't a benefit of adding peroxide to it. All that would do is dilute the mouthinse. ...Read more

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Dermatology, how does selinium sulfide kill fungus?

Dermatology, how does selinium sulfide kill fungus?

Unknown: The real answer is that it is not known at this time how selinium sulfide kills fungus. It is known that it does have antimitotic action, resulting in a reduction in the turnover of epidermal cells though. ...Read more

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Can Hydrogen Peroxide used to heal ringworm?

Can Hydrogen Peroxide used to heal ringworm?

Ringworm : Ringworm is a fungal infection and should be treated with antifungals creams. There's no data on hydrogen peroxide use ...Read more

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Will using hydrogen peroxide ruiin tooth enamel?

Will using hydrogen peroxide ruiin tooth enamel?

Sensitivity: Using hydrogen peroxide in you mouth will have limited effect on the enamel of teeth. It has been used for bleaching and treating gum disease for years. The stronger the peroxide used, the more likely it would cause a chemical burn on gingiva. The teeth would become sensitive, can ache. Enamel damage no. ...Read more

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