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False Teeth (Definition)

False teeth, also called dentures, are devices ...Read more


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Is it true that one can use hydrogen peroxide to clean the ears?

Is it true that one can use hydrogen peroxide to clean the ears?

Yes: Hydrogen peroxide is a safe and inexpensive method of dissolving impacted ear wax. But it may be irritating if you do not have wax. So make sure frown from an ENT doctor that wax is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can hydrogen peroxide clean your teeth?

How can hydrogen peroxide clean your teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide: Mixed with water can be an effectively mouth rinse though not very pleasant tasting. Hydrogen peroxide formulations ure used to whiten teeth as are carbamide peroxide whitening agents. If interested in whitening, consult with your dentist got the best treatment option. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the very best way to clean ears with hydrogen peroxide?

What is the very best way to clean ears with hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide can damage your healthy tissues too. ...Read more

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Can you clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide? What if it goes down into them?

Can you clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide? What if it goes down into them?

You can: Though water will do just as good. Your ears are closed off at the ear drum, so any fluid you pour into them will run out. ...Read more

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I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts of methamphetamine?

I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts of methamphetamine?

Methamphetamine: How long methamphetamines can be detected depends on the amount and length of time you have been using it prior to testing. It usually takes 2 to 10 days for meth to be flushed from your body. Meth may be seen in urine for 3 to 5 days and in saliva for up to three days. Don't count of hydrogen peroxide to prevent detection. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean a cut on the skin?  i've been told hydrogen peroxide slows cell growth & not to use. What else aside from soap and water

What is the best way to clean a cut on the skin?  i've been told hydrogen peroxide slows cell growth & not to use. What else aside from soap and water

Avoid peroxide: Peroxide not only kills the bad things (bacteria, etc) but also the fibroblasts - cells that promote healing and the production of new tissue. Gentle washing with a mild soap and water is usually adequate, perhaps followed by apply Bacitracin or neosporin ointment. Allowing wound to dry out usually results in prolonged healing and a higher risk of scars. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to clean your ears with hydrogen peroxide?

Probably not: Unless you have a perforated eardrum putting a little warm hydrogen peroxide in the ear canals shouldn't hurt. It may help soften the wax. ...Read more

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I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts out of my mouth?

I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts out of my mouth?

What did you: Relapse on? Doubtful that rinsing with hydrogen peroxide would be effective for much of anything. However, you haven't provided enough info - to make any definitive comments. ...Read more

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Do you use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol to clean your ears?

Do you use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol to clean your ears?

Ear cleaning: There is no reason to use either product to clean the ears. Mild soap and water is more than enough. You should not be forcing materials into the ear canal other than water. Sometimes hydrogen peroxide might to used to clean if blood was in the ear. Alcohol will irritate the ear. ...Read more

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How long should hydrogen peroxide be left in my ear when cleaning?

How long should hydrogen peroxide be left in my ear when cleaning?

Little if any: Hydrogen peroxide breaks down to water as it bubbles out the oxygen. This water can create a puddle effect that causes the skin to swell. Over time the skin in the canal cracks and exposes body serum, leading to infection by canal germs (swimmers ear). If you use peroxide, get it all out after use. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm cleaning the infected foot nail with hydrogen peroxide. Am doing right?

What to do if I'm cleaning the infected foot nail with hydrogen peroxide. Am doing right?

H2O2: Is best used initially. It is a potent antibiotic and will get where ointments and creams won't. It is, however, caustic to new granulation tissue and will slow healing if used repeatedly. Use a simple antibiotic ointment like Neosporin. Getting the nail out is what really needs to be done. ...Read more

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Can I use 6% hydrogen peroxide to clean blocked ear?

Can I use 6% hydrogen peroxide to clean blocked ear?

Would dilute it 50%: And use 3% hydrogen peroxide. It is less irritating on tissues. ...Read more

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Should I clean my ear with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide?

Should I clean my ear with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide?

Ear Wax: Products like Murine, Auro & Debrox contain Carbamide Peroxide. They are made to clean ears. Low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide are sometimes used to loosen wax before it's removal. I personally wouldn't recommend that you start pouring chemicals into your ears. The higher the concentration the more chance there is for tissue damage. If you are having ear problems consider seeing an ENT Dr. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be cleaning your ear with carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide?

Ear wax: Products like Murine, Auro & Debrox contain Carbamide Peroxide. They are made to clean ears. Low concentrations of hydrogen peroxide are sometimes used to loosen wax before it's removal. I personally wouldn't recommend that you start pouring chemicals into your ears. The higher the concentration the more chance there is for tissue damage. If you are having ear problems consider seeing an ENT Dr. ...Read more

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What percent hydrogen peroxide to clean an infected wound?

What percent hydrogen peroxide to clean an infected wound?

0%: Hydrogen peroxide is currently not recommended for any type of wound as it impedes healing. Ask a doctor who has seen the wound, sterile saline comes to mind. ...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: Yes you can-it is a little bit messy though. Alcohol swabs are just fine. Hydrogen peroxide can splash into baby's eyes-too dangerous. ...Read more

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I used hydrogen peroxide on my skin to clean a minor scrape and it bleached my skin (which is usually fair to begin with) is this normal?

I used hydrogen peroxide on my skin to clean a minor scrape and it bleached my skin (which is usually fair to begin with) is this normal?

Can be both ways: After any skin cut or scrape, the healing process involves some inflammation, so the result can be either a lighter spot or a darker spot (or, if lucky, a spot of the original color). Over time, the spot should blend into the normal color again. ...Read more

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How often can I use hydrogen peroxide to clean my ears. I seem to get a build up of fluid in my ears and then they seem to block up.?

How often can I use hydrogen peroxide to clean my ears. I seem to get a build up of fluid in my ears and then they seem to block up.?

Not a problem, but..: Hydrogen peroxide in the manner you describe should not be a problem. You may want to check with a physician for the cause of the frequent buildup. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide to clean my newborns umbilical cord if its hanging off with a little yellow still inside? It also has a odor

Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide to clean my newborns umbilical cord if its hanging off with a little yellow still inside? It also has a odor

Yes: Peroxide can be helpful if used correctly. Direct application followed by drying the area is a good way to kill staph germs and rinse the area. Peroxide turns to water as it bubbles off oxygen.If you leave it wet the area becomes soggy and interferes with the drying that needs to take place. Rubbing alcohol is also helpful and has a natural drying effect as it evaporates after application. ...Read more

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Punctured molliscullum with needle (cleaned with hydrogen peroxide) and cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and tea tree. Itchy and red a week later? Why?

Punctured molliscullum with needle (cleaned with hydrogen peroxide) and cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and tea tree. Itchy and red a week later? Why?

Could be infection: This could be infected or a reaction to some of the products used.
I would recommend it be seen.
Tpically molluscum can be left alone especially if it's just a few in number. Y ...Read more

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I cleaned my ears using hydrogen peroxide and after that, my other ear hurts but the other is fine. This is the first time this happened.

I cleaned my ears using hydrogen peroxide and after that, my other ear hurts but the other is fine. This is the first time this happened.

Acquired problem: Unfortunately, the peroxide turns to into water after use and too much moisture in the ear canal can lead to overgrowth of germs/fungus.You may have triggered the equivalent of "swimmers ear".A solution of alcohol and vinegar may help it dry out and eliminate the fungus, but may be too painful to use. Make a call to your doc & see if they want you to come in or just send out meds. ...Read more

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Can a staph infection on a 4 yr olds ankle be cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and soap?

Can a staph infection on a 4 yr olds ankle be cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and soap?

Infections: Hydrogen peroxide can be used to clean openings in the skin such as wounds or surgical sites. While it can kill bacteria, if an area has already developed an infection, the safest thing to do would be a course of antibiotics to ensure that the infection doesn't spread. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use hydrogen peroxide to clean ear wax if I have a perforated eardrum?

Peroxide: Be very careful. Hydrogen peroxide can damage you ears and cause serious trouble. ...Read more