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Doctor insights on: Peroxide Hydrogen

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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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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?

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 exactly is hydrogen peroxide?

H2O2: H2o2 - an oxidizing and bleaching agent - used in very concentrated form as a rocket, fuel component, less concentrated for bleaching hair and low concentration 3% for household use. ...Read more

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What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

What does hydrogen peroxide do for cuts?

Mild disinfectant: May be used in small quantities as a wound disinfectant. Mild soap and water irrigation just as effective for most minor wounds. Key is copious irrigation with water, i.E "the solution to pollution is dilution". ...Read more

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Why is there hydrogen peroxide in Ovol drops??!

What are ovol drops: What are ovol drops Please send more info. Hydrogen peroxide is an antiseptic and a bleacing agent ...Read more

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How does hydrogen peroxide heal cuts and wounds?

How does hydrogen peroxide heal cuts and wounds?

IT DOESN'T: The only real use for peroxide is to help wash stuff out of a dirty wound. It doesn't kill bacteria even as much as a topical antibiotic. It will even damage healing tissue. Does it bubble when "germs" are present? No, it just bubbles. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade safe to use?

Is hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade safe to use?

Its actually: Pretty dangerous high concentration and can cause burns what are you doing with H202 of that strength
FDA Warns Consumers Against Drinking High-Strength Hydrogen Peroxide for Medicinal Use
Ingestion Can Lead to Serious Health Risks and Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to purchase or to use high-strength hydrogen peroxide products, including a product ma ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to use hydrogen peroxide?

How old do you have to be to use hydrogen peroxide?

There is no: Particular age - But if this is being asked by a child- only use this with your parent's supervision or permission. ...Read more

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Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Is it ok / can someone gargle with hydrogen peroxide?

Mucosal damage: Can hurt the mucosa - to help you further if you are doing this for whitening teeth a better way is to rinse with orthophosphoric acid available as super phosphazyme by biotics cost $15 use 10-15 drops with water rinse then brush acid off with baking soda - will whiten teeth and eliminate odor. I do not like hydrogen peroxide for mouth or in fresh cuts - will cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide the best way to keep a wound clean?

Is hydrogen peroxide the best way to keep a wound clean?

No.: Peroxide may cause cellular damage and inhibit repair of tissues. ...Read more

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Is 3% hydrogen peroxide safe to use and how much should be used?

Is 3% hydrogen peroxide safe to use and how much should be used?

SAFE FOR SHORT TERM: It is safe for short term but if used over long term it can be damging to the teeth. Talk to your dentist and get a second opinion. ...Read more

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What are ways to remove or reduce hydrogen peroxide from the body?

What? And why?: I am not aware how you can measure hydrogen peroxide in human body or if there is an indication to reduce it or why and what kind of disease it can cause
I am aware the they use it in the past to treat heavy metal poisoning
can you clarify your question
thank you for using health tap ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hydrogen peroxide this one time of many uses?

Can you tell me about hydrogen peroxide this one time of many uses?

Hydrogen Peroxide: 6 to 10% hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) may be used to bleach hair. 90% H2O2 is used industrially. Hydrogen peroxide is no longer recommended for wound care.
Food grade (35%)” hydrogen peroxide has been touted as treatment for many things (HIV, Diabetes Mellitus, arthritis, shingles, warts, etc.). There is no medical evidence to support those claims – so don't do it. ...Read more

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How should I apply hydrogen peroxide to a wound for the best results?

How should I apply hydrogen peroxide to a wound for the best results?

H2O2 not the best: Hydrogen peroxide is good at breaking down cells and kind of fun as it makes foam. However it is not the best for wounds. Wounds need new cells for the healing process, and hydrogen peroxide foams them away. Keep your wound clean, ok to shower and hairdryer the area. Ok to go in to your doc or wound center. ...Read more

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What is the maximum amount of hydrogen peroxide that can be put in OTC white strips?

What is the maximum amount of hydrogen peroxide that can be put in OTC white strips?

Ans: You better be very careful here. The enamel if the tooth iscaffectedvandbthem you have problems Just don't drink a lot of coffee brush after every meal and take care of your teeth. Avoid things that stain the teeth ...Read more

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How long does it take for 3% hydrogen peroxide to break down completely when exposed to light?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide's chemical representation is h2o2. It has uses in industry in it's purest form but the product available to most of us over-the-counter is usually only 3% hydrogen peroxide and 97% water. It breaks down quickly when exposed to light so it generally comes in brown bottles that filter out the sun's rays. It is known for its antibacterial qualities. ...Read more

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I started taking hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade with the 10 minute cure is this bad for your body?

I started taking hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade with the 10 minute cure is this bad for your body?

Hydrogen Peroxide: According to pure health systems, when used internally to treat digestive disorders or other illnesses, hydrogen peroxide creates additional free radicals in the body. Free radicals typically are washed through the body in the lymph system, but when given in large doses they can cause additional ailments and premature aging. ...Read more

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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 cause cavitys?

Could hydrogen peroxide cause cavitys?

No: Hydrogen peroxide (assuming it is for dental use) does not cause cavities. ...Read more

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If I drink hydrogen peroxide will I die?

If I drink hydrogen peroxide will I die?

Instead of giving: You recipes to die by, I want to focus on why you might feel the need to drink hydrogen peroxide. Do you want to harm yourself or to die? With help your life can improve. If you are having thoughts of killing yourself now, please have a friend or relative drive you to the emergency room. If you need to call 911 for help do so. You can use national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784. ...Read more

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How does one douche with hydrogen peroxide?

How does one douche with hydrogen peroxide?

Bottle high, tube on: Attach a soft rubber tube to a bottle, and raise the bottle high after placing the soft rubber pipe in the area you want to douche, the peroxide will descend via gravity to the area. ...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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Can you die from drinking hydrogen peroxide?

Can you die from drinking hydrogen peroxide?

Depends on concentra: With a significant ingestion of high concentration hydrogen peroxide, one might develop vomiting, abdominal bloating, pain or cramping, burning of mouth or throat, difficulty breathing, chest pain, body aches & rarely – seizure. Household -strength hydrogen peroxide is much less dangerous than industrial - strength exposures. Deaths have been reported with high -concentration hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use expired hydrogen peroxide?

Is it safe to use expired hydrogen peroxide?

Yes but...: Hydrogen peroxide h2o2 is comprised of h2o (water) and an unstable form of oxygen once its expired and the oxgen is removed you are left with water or weak peroxide. ...Read more

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Can I put hydrogen peroxide on an open wound?

Can I put hydrogen peroxide on an open wound?

Not advised: Hydrogen peroxide impairs wound healing, use a commercial wound irrigation solution, which any drug store can help you with. Just saline (salt water) is acceptable. ...Read more

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