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Doctor insights on: Rinse Mouth With Hydrogen Peroxide To Kill Thc

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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It's possible that 1% hydrogen peroxide kill taste buds or cause a yeast infection in the mouth?

It's possible that 1% hydrogen peroxide kill taste buds or cause a yeast infection in the mouth?

Hydrogen peroxide 3%: Is the usual strength sold in stores. Over time, the 3% medication can change the balance of microbes in your mouth & you can develop an overgrowth inbalance of candida albacans (yeast). Not sure about 1%. Taste buds will not be "killed" either way. Please get counsel from your dentist on the use of peroxide and his or her opinion on yeast overgrowth with 1% rinse. ...Read more

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Is okay to use 50% hydrogen peroxide and 50% water as a mouth rinse?

Is okay to use 50% hydrogen peroxide and 50% water as a mouth rinse?

No: Don't even try it, you might end up with serious life threatening damage. ...Read more

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What can happen if you accidentally swallow a hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening pre-rinse product while gargling?

What can happen if you accidentally swallow a hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening pre-rinse product while gargling?

No problem: There is no harm if you swallow a small amount. If you have a little sensitivity, drink some water to dilute it. ...Read more

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Why do I get white spots on my gums after rinsing my mouth with hydrogen peroxide?

Why do I get white spots on my gums after rinsing my mouth with hydrogen peroxide?

Tissue damage: Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful oxidizer. The bubbling that you see is form the breakdown into oxygen and water. This can kill bacteria in your mouth but it can also kill normal cells. The white spots that you see in your mouth is tissue damage. Do not rinse with full strength hydrogen peroxide. It can hurt more than it helps. There are better ways to lighten teeth. See a dentist. ...Read more

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Won't hydrogen peroxide kill every virus?

Won't hydrogen peroxide kill every virus?

Absolutely not!: I have seen statements like this all over the internet: "if you want, use a cleaner with ingredients that can kill flu viruses, like bleach, hydrogen peroxide, antiseptics with iodine, and alcohol. But good old soap and water also work well." while that may be of some benefit on surfaces outside of the body, only standard sterilization (not disinfection) techniques are guaranteed to be effective. ...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 it safe for me to use hydrogen peroxide in my mouth?

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 it really ok to use hydrogen peroxide for a mouth wash?

Is it really ok to use hydrogen peroxide for a mouth wash?

Yes: I would dilute it 50 percent and keep it in your mouth less than 30 seconds. I would not swallow itand use it only once per day. ...Read more

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Can using hydrogen peroxide in the mouth cause white spots?

Can using hydrogen peroxide in the mouth cause white spots?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Some toothpastes and oral hygiene products contain hydrogen peroxide. These have not been reported to cause white spots in the mouth if used as directed. Are the white spots on the gums, tongue, cheeks, teeth, uvula etc.? See your dentist to be sure what these spots are and what the appropriate treatment for them are. Good luck! ...Read more

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Safe to use hydrogen peroxide on skin for acne (everyday)? I heard it can kill you healthy cells as well due to 'free radical damage'

Safe to use hydrogen peroxide on skin for acne (everyday)? I heard it can kill you healthy cells as well due to 'free radical damage'

Get real Rx: Hydrogen peroxide is a poor choice for the reasons that my colleague has given. However topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day is your best friend for acne. If you are not clear in two weeks, your personal physician can prescribe medicine that will work. Since you're a lady, the oral contraceptive pill may clear you if it is right for you. ...Read more

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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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Could hydrogen peroxide kill athletes foot?

Could hydrogen peroxide kill athletes foot?

Fungus: Anti-fungal medicine would work the best. Typically athletes foot loves a dark moist area like your enclosed shoe gear. Keeping your feet dry by changing socks, cotton socks and even using antiperspirant sprays between toes and bottom will help! ...Read more

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How good is hydrogen peroxide for rinsing mouth? What if it mixed with listerine? I use h202 once a month.

Not recommended: Hydrogen peroxide is safe to use topically for your teeth. However, do not use hydrogen peroxide as a regular part of an oral care routine. ...Read more

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I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts out of my mouth?

I relapsed after 2 months clean, I have a medical I was unaware of tomorrow. Will hydrogen peroxide clear the trace amounts out of my mouth?

What did you: Relapse on? Doubtful that rinsing with hydrogen peroxide would be effective for much of anything. However, you haven't provided enough info - to make any definitive comments. ...Read more

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Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

No, it will not: Antiviral medications can help to control herpes outbreaks. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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Does hydrogen peroxide kill herpes virus on toothbrush?

Does hydrogen peroxide kill herpes virus on toothbrush?

Probably not very: Well. Better to throw the toothbrush away after you disinfect it to protect others, who may want to use it after you've throw it away. Need something stronger than that. Get a new toothbrush for peace of mind. You can afford it. In fact, you can't afford not to! ...Read more

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Dentist dr.'s. After switching my mouth with over the countern hydrogen peroxide for a minute, how long shld I wait b4 I eat or drink something?

No waiting: There is no need to wait. Why are you using this as a rinse? If you have bleeding gums this will not cure the gum disease this would suggest exists. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Would hydrogen peroxide or 70% rubbing alcohol kill cancer cells on contact if those cells were on a regular surface like a table or even glass slide?

Would hydrogen peroxide or 70% rubbing alcohol kill cancer cells on contact if those cells were on a regular surface like a table or even glass slide?

Quit worrying about: This is nothing but paranoid thinking. You will be fine. You can not catch cancer even if you tried very hard to get it. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my friend, and I need to know how to help her! Is it safe to swab mercurochrome or hydrogen peroxide onto her mouth to disinfect it?

Mercurochrome/ H2O2: Although merbromin (organic mercury) in mercurochrome is reported to be benign – you wouldn't catch me putting mercury in my mouth. Sometimes low concentrations of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) are used in the mouth. But if she has oral lesions, the H2O2 can actually cause tissue damage and is not considered to be a good antiseptic. Has she tried gargling with warm salt water? ...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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Woke up with swollen lips. Used hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash 3 days ago. What happened & what should I do?

Woke up with swollen lips. Used hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash 3 days ago. What happened & what should I do?

Sleep Bruxism: Lip injury while sleeping due to teeth clenching (bruxism) is not uncommon. See your dentist for a night guard fabrication to protect your lips and teeth. ...Read more

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Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Spermicides: Dear Lois326
your regimen would kill just about everything in sight! Just use soap and water for a minute or 2 and you would be ok here. I am assuming you are more concerned about STD and HIV and the answer is that a wash with soap and water for about 2-3 mins will protect you from everything of that nature. Also, u cannot get preg from dry sperm on your hand inserted into the vagina. Thx ...Read more

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Have large dry socket, getting repacked by dentist every other day. What kind of mouth wash can I use if any? Sal water? Hydrogen peroxide ok?

Have large dry socket, getting repacked by dentist every other day. What kind of mouth wash can I use if any? Sal water? Hydrogen peroxide ok?

Avoid disturbance: The goal in treating a true dry socket is to manage infection and pain while the body slowly heals. Gentle rinsing with warm salt water primarily to keep food from impacting into the socket is generally ok but vigorous irrigation will further delay healing. Avoid chemicals like peroxide or alcohol and be patient while following carefully the instruction and meds you are getting from your dentist. ...Read more

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Inhaled 3% hydrogen peroxide with a little water mixed in through my mouth to lungs any damage about 12 pumps through cleaned afrin mist bottle?

Inhaled 3% hydrogen peroxide with a little water mixed in through my mouth to lungs any damage about 12 pumps through cleaned afrin mist bottle?

Probably OK: The H2O2 is likely irritating to the lungs but unless done often, it is unlikely to impact any permanent damage with a single exposure. Why did you do it is another issue. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I was wondering if brushing with baking soda or swishing hydrogen peroxide around in my mouth will whiten my teeth?

What do you advise if I was wondering if brushing with baking soda or swishing hydrogen peroxide around in my mouth will whiten my teeth?

Advice: Get your teeth professionally cleaned first, then use whitening products specifically formulated to whiten your teeth. The items you mentioned will not effectively whiten you teeth, but actually damage your enamel and soft tissues. ...Read more

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Regardless of proper brushing/ flossing 2 x's a day there is always so much bacteria in mouth. What mouthwash may be best. Hydrogen peroxide?

Regardless of proper brushing/ flossing 2 x's a day there is always so much bacteria in mouth. What mouthwash may be best. Hydrogen peroxide?

Bacteria: There will always be bacteria in your mouth regardless of brushing flossing or mouthwashes. The trick is to keep them from sticking and colonizing your tooth and root surfaces. It's the plaque and subsequent calculus that does the damage. Focus your attention on keeping the teeth as clean as possible and have professional cleanings as needed to keep your teeth spotless. ...Read more

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Hi, so my throat Is killing me. I'm avoiding going to a dr because I Don't have the money. I read online that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water can Hea?

Hi, so my throat Is killing me. I'm avoiding going to a dr because I Don't have the money. I read online that hydrogen peroxide mixed with water can Hea?

Sore throat: There are many causes for your condition; one is strep throat that used to kill people before antibiotics.
Why don't you call a local hospital and ask about a clinic you can go to?
Meanwhile eat lots of yogurt and probiotics to increase your immunity and run shower hard to back of your neck while moving your head side to side for four minutes to aid your pain. ...Read more