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Thoughts? Could pouring peroxide in your ear cure the common cold?

Thoughts? Could pouring peroxide in your ear cure the common cold?

No: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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I want to pour peroxide in my ears. Sometimes I feel an itch or tickle in my ear or my nose, and I start to panic. Is there a name for this feeling?

I want to pour peroxide in my ears. Sometimes I feel an itch or tickle in my ear or my nose, and I start to panic. Is there a name for this feeling?

Parasthesia = tingle: Or tickle. Get a sterile dropper bottle & sterile water from pharmacy. Mix half & half. Lie down on one side. Pull earlobe back to open canal. Use 4 drops. Jiggle earlobe & let it bubble for 5 minutes, then shake it out into a towel. Panic over simething that may or may not harm you= anxiety. If recurrent, seek mental health referral. See allergist & ENT. ...Read more

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Is it safe to pour hydrogen peroxide in my ear to remove earwax?

Is it safe to pour hydrogen peroxide in my ear to remove earwax?

Safe yes smart no: As a general rule your ear canal and everything in it should not be touched either by water, qtips, bobby pins or peroxide. The only thing these things do is anger the ear canal skin and angry ear canal skin responds by making more wax. Unless you can not hear due to wax leave your ear alone. If you feel as if your wax is a problem see an ENT doctor. We are wax specialists. ...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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Can hydrogen peroxide be poured in ear?

Probably: As long as your ear drum is intact, it should not be a problem. ...Read more

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If I pour peroxode down my ear what would happend?

If I pour peroxode down my ear what would happend?

Peroxide drops: 3% hydrogen peroxide drops are one of the options we use to help break up impacted cerumen or earwax in patients who clean their ear and end up pushing it deep into the canal or up against their eardrum, resulting in muffled or decreased hearing +/- ear pain. Only a few drops are needed. Application and follow up should be as directed by your ent. You should have an intact eardrum. ...Read more

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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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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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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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I have white particles coming out of my pours of my face, ears and head that feels like bugs crawling under my skin. What is it?

I have white particles coming out of my pours of my face, ears and head that feels like bugs crawling under my skin. What is it?

Oil: Without seeing your problem, it sounds as if your pores are full of oil. Suggest using a glycolic acid wash and lotion to reduce oil. If that doesn't help. Add an astringent. ...Read more

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How much time should you keep hydrogen peroxide in your ears?

How much time should you keep hydrogen peroxide in your ears?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Don'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. Products like Murine, Auro & Debrox contain Carbamide Peroxide. They are made to clean ears. If you use these - follow directions on box. Some people do use Hydrogen peroxide to loosen ear wax. ...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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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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Could putting peroxide in my ear cause problems if it went to far?

Yes: Peroxide in your ear turns, with a chemical reaction, into water. This can lead to sitting water producing an otitis exerna. If there is a tympanic membrane perforation, it can cause an infection in the middle ear and pain. ...Read more

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My ear still hurting even after using peroxide and now it's ringing and every so often I get a rush of a sharp pain.

My ear still hurting even after using peroxide and now it's ringing and every so often I get a rush of a sharp pain.

Ear: You need to see an ENT as soon as possible. Stop the peroxide and keep the ear dry for now when showering. Avoid ibuprofen which may make it ring more. ...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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Does peroxide helps ear infection?

Does peroxide helps ear infection?

Decongestants: Assuming you have seen a doctor for abx, you can also use a decongestant nasal spray to help "drain" or relieve the pressure in your ears via the eustachian tube. An oral decongestant may also help. For mild pain control, over-the-counter meds will work. If you have intense fevers, severe headaches, ear drainage, a stiff neck, dizziness, or facial weakness you should see your doctor immediately. ...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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Is it ok if I use 2-3 drops of hydrogen peroxide in my ears every week?

Is it ok if I use 2-3 drops of hydrogen peroxide in my ears every week?

Only if needed: The ear is self cleaning, and a small amount or earwax is beneficial for ear canal health. Hydrogen peroxide is best used to resolve earwax blockage or to soften impacted cerumen so it can be gently removed by an ent. ...Read more

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I'm an idiot an put peroxide in my ear, and now its very painful. What canI do?

I'm an idiot an put peroxide in my ear, and now its very painful. What canI do?

Well...: Please see your doctor for inspection of your inner ear (tympanic membrane) to determine if you now have an otitis media (ear infection). It is also possible that your ears couldn't handle the peroxide as it depends on whether you diluted the peroxide before putting it in your ear and it may have caused toxicity as an irritant. ...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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Ok to use hydrogen peroxide to help soften and remove heavily impacted wax from ears in somewhat remote location?

Ok to use hydrogen peroxide to help soften and remove heavily impacted wax from ears in somewhat remote location?

Yes with a syringe: Hydrogen peroxide with an ear syringe is fine. If the. Wax is really impacted, you will need to see and ENT specialist who has the tools to remove it. If it doesn't come out with the irrigate by syringe DO NOT TRY TO REMOVE IT YOURSELF WITH ANY TOOL. That would be inviting a perforation of an eardrum ...Read more