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Is hydrogen peroxide safe for your mouth?

Is hydrogen peroxide safe for your mouth?

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SAFETY? WHY ARE YOU USING IT? HOW MUCH? HOW OFTEN? PLEASE ASK YOUR DENTIST . . . THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION ...Read more

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Is peroxide okay for cleaning if ear tubes?

Is peroxide okay for cleaning if ear tubes?

No: Do not use peroxide in an ear with tubes or a perforation. If the peroxide goes through the tube it will cause significant discomfort. ...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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Is it safe to use carbamide peroxide with ofloxacin ottic?

Is it safe to use carbamide peroxide with ofloxacin ottic?

Not advised: Carbamide peroxide is essentially hydrogen peroxide. If you are using Ofloxacin otic for external otitis (swimmer's ear), i would defer using carbamide peroxide simultaneously. There is no synergism. Adding hydrogen peroxide will dilute Ofloxacin and possibly decrease efficacy. ...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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If your ear is clogged is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to soften the wax enough for it to run out of your ear?

If your ear is clogged is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to soften the wax enough for it to run out of your ear?

Not pure H2O2: debrox is a commercially produced and FDA approved LOW CONCENTRATION of hydrogen peroxide with oil to specifically do that. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to use hydrogen peroxide in my mouth?

Yes and no.: Hydrogen peroxide is safe to use in the mouth, however, chronic use can kill off enough bacteria that fungal overgrowth can occur. It sjhould be safe to use at night before bed every day, but i wouldn't recommend rinsing hourly with it! ...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 safe to use hydrogen peroxide for acne?

Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide for acne?

Not too frequent: Benzoyl peroxide is a common ingredient in acne products. Hydrogen peroxide could be use in a pinch. I use hydrogen peroxide to clean wounds in the er. I have read that with regular use it can damage skin, but on a one time use I have never seen any significant problems. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use hydrogen peroxide to unclog ear?

Not my favorite: I have spent 20 years unplugging ears and i never used hydrogen peroxide. Check out drug store, there are a number of overt the counter cerumenolytics that work. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use vinegar for cleaning teeth?

Is it safe to use vinegar for cleaning teeth?

Absolutely not: Teeth will demineralize when exposed to an acid environment, with a ph below about 5.5. Most vinegars don't approach a ph of 5, and some have ph's of as low as 2.4, which would cause significant loss of tooth structure. Vinegar is for salad and for pickling; it is not for teeth. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide for bv?

Is it ok to use hydrogen peroxide for bv?

Hydrogen peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide can damage your healthy tissues too. . Not recommending. ...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