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Doctor insights on: Isopropyl Vs Hydrogen Peroxide

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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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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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Is dipping lip piercing in hydrogen peroxide safe?

Is dipping lip piercing in hydrogen peroxide safe?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide can be be used on your lips. Swallowing dilute (3%) hydrogen peroxide, however, has been reported to cause the following problems: nausea and vomiting, burns in the mouth, throat, esophagus, and stomach, bleeding in the stomach, inflammation of the intestines, stomach ulcer, rupture of the colon. ...Read more

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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

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What is a better antiseptic, alcohol or hydrogen peroxide?

Rubbing alcohol: Both of these solutions are used as antiseptics. Which is better depends on the study you read. They both are effective and both have side effects. ...Read more

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Hydrogen Peroxide or Saline Solution with Povidone Iodine is better solution for cut, abrasion and wound?

Hydrogen Peroxide or Saline Solution with Povidone Iodine is better solution for cut, abrasion and wound?

Iodine: In general for minor cuts and abrasions the use of antiseptic therapy solutions is not warrented. These solutions (especially H2O2 peroxide) cause cell death and impair wound healing. IF a wound requires cleaning, iodine (specifically iodosorb) has been shown to reduce bacterial load. Therefore, povidone is a better choice than H2O2 for wound cleansing. ...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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Hydrogen peroxide on ears with irritatied by earrings?

Hydrogen peroxide on ears with irritatied by earrings?

No, ? allergy: Hydrogen peroxide is likely to increase the damage. You may have contact sensitivity to nickel in the jewelry. If you must wear offending earrings, coat the metal with clear nail polish. ...Read more

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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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Can using hydrogen peroxide as mouthwash be harmful?

Manual Brush +: Remember that mouthwash does not take the place of proper teeth cleaning: 1) use a soft manual toothbrush. 2) place the brush where the teeth and the gum join together. 3) move the brush in circles. 4) do all teeth this way on the face side and the tongue side. 5) follow up with a water pik spraying water in circles same places. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrogen peroxide for mouth wash?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide for mouth wash?

No: No, not on a regular basis. First, in most cases, mouth washes are not essential, and second, if you feel it necessary, there are much better products out there already. Discuss this with your own dentist who would be more aware of the health of you mouth and your dental needs. ...Read more

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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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Are baking soda and hydrogen peroxide safe for braces?

Are baking soda and hydrogen peroxide safe for braces?

Yes if in right porp: If the two substances are properly mixed, usually about half and half, this serves as a very effective 'toothpaste' to aid you in cleaning your teeth. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade. By diluting in 8oz distilled water with only 3-6 drops of 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade?

Is it safe to drink 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade. By diluting in 8oz distilled water with only 3-6 drops of 35% hydrogen peroxide food grade?

Why?: This is not a nutritional supplement. I can't imagine any benefit from doing this and only potential toxicity. Keep the chemistry experiments in the lab and only healthy food and drink in your stomach. ...Read more