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Is peroxide bad for ears?

Is peroxide bad for ears?

Peroxide for ears: generally speaking in the short-term peroxide drops are fine. If ear wax is persistent other drops might be a better long term solution ...Read more

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Is rinsing your mouth with hydrogen paroxide a bad idea for whitening teeth? If so what are the side effects?

Is rinsing your mouth with hydrogen paroxide a bad idea for whitening teeth? If so what are the side effects?

Won't do much and..: Rinsing with hydrogen peroxide in the concentration available to you won't whiten your teeth. Rinsing with hydrogen peroxide on a regular basis is not a good idea as it may irritate the soft tissues of your mouth and cause other issues. If you want to have whiter teeth, consult with your dentist who can discuss the available methods and what would be best in your particular case. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel dizzy after ear irrigation with hydrogen peroxide in both ears?

Is it normal to feel dizzy after ear irrigation with hydrogen peroxide in both ears?

Yes. But i: It should fade away quick. The inner ear can get stimulation from this peroxide and can make people feel dizzy or fainted. But usually it tends to go away quick. Any feeling that is lasting longer or is extreme resulting in vomiting needs to be checked. Hope that elevates your concerns. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth? If it is, what is a safe way to whiten your teeth?

Is hydrogen peroxide bad for teeth? If it is, what is a safe way to whiten your teeth?

Prof whitening: Best way to whitening teeth is by going to your dentist seek his advice. He or she can examine your teeth and give you the right treatment to get rid of the discoloration on your teeth. ...Read more

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Why is hydrogen peroxide bad for infected ear piercings and what are some alternatives?

Why is hydrogen peroxide bad for infected ear piercings and what are some alternatives?

Ear Piercing: Hydrogen peroxide at full strength can be very irritating to tissue. Try 1/2 strength diluted with water or saltwater solution instead. ...Read more

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Is pouring hydrogen peroxide in your ears ok to do? I've tried and heard it helps dry out wax and helps with ear infections

Is pouring hydrogen peroxide in your ears ok to do? I've tried and heard it helps dry out wax and helps with ear infections

Wax in ears: Hydrogen peroxide can help loosen wax in the outer ear so it can drain out on its own. Never use q-tips in your ears as they push wax back in. There are little hairs that brush the wax out as long as it is soft and loose- so the peroxide helps with that. It won't prevent middle ear infection- those are behind the ear drum. ...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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Can you tell me docs, is hydrogen peroxide bad for your teeth?

Can you tell me docs, is hydrogen peroxide bad for your teeth?

Hydrogen peroxide: That depends upon the concentration and the length of time in contact with the teeth. It might also burn or irritate the adjacent gums. Don't try internet or your own concoctions. See a dentist for advice on whatever you are trying to accomplish. Tooth whitening? We have must more efficient and safer methods and can monitor the process. ...Read more

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Is it bad to get soap in your ears?

Is it bad to get soap in your ears?

No: Remember nothing bigger than your elbow in them! no q-tips either!just rinse out in the shower. ...Read more

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Dealing with sinus/chest infection. My left ear is clogged/stuffy.Cant hear out of it. Is it safe to use peroxide? What should I do?

Dealing with sinus/chest infection. My left ear is clogged/stuffy.Cant hear out of it. Is it safe to use peroxide? What should I do?

URI: Sounds as if you should see a doctor and be fully evaluated, particularly if you are having any trouble breathing. You don't say what you want to do with the peroxide, but if you are putting it into the ear would recommend not doing this until you are examined. Have you tried a decongestant? Used a sinus rinse? Please see someone soon and get better. Best wishes. ...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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ear pain, ENT put peroxide in it this morning and I instilled cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) in it tonight for infection. Is this a combination to be concerned about?

 ear pain, ENT put peroxide in it this morning and I instilled cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) in it tonight for infection.  Is this a combination to be concerned about?

Should be fine: The peroxide was, likely, to help remove ear wax, though it can, also, be used to kill germs. The cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) is for infection and/or inflammation. So, cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) should help if there is an infection like swimmer ear (AKA Otis externa) in two ways: 1) kills germs, 2) makes it less red and painful. I wouldn't put both peroxide and cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) in your ear at the same time, but hours apart is fine. ...Read more

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Is mixing hydrogen peroxide and warm water bad for your teeth if you gargle it?

Is mixing hydrogen peroxide and warm water bad for your teeth if you gargle it?

Probably OK: The diluted hp may bleach the teeth to a small extent and with prolonged usage may cause changes to the mucosa soft tissues, . ...Read more

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Is it ok to use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide on a daily basis for ear wax? I have trouble with 1 ear.

Is it ok to use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide on a daily basis for ear wax? I have trouble with 1 ear.

Ear wax: If you use hydrogen peroxide drops, lay on your side for 20 minutes afterword with you affected ear facing up to let them work. Periodically, every 6-12 months, have a nurse or doctor look into your ears to be sure you have the problem under control. Otherwise, he or she can remove the impacted wax. ...Read more

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