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Doctor insights on: What Does Hydrogen Peroxide Do To Hair

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What does hydrogen peroxide do to human hair?

Typically very littl: The only thing is that it can lighten color treated hair if used regularly. Otherwise it basically acts as an antibacterial agent. ...Read more

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Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Is hydrogen peroxide bad for your hair because i heard it lightens it?

Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is hair bleach & is usually 6 to 10% H2O2. It breaks down melanin in the hair shaft. It also damages the hair shaft which can lead to hair breakage. Repeated contact with H2O2 can kill hair follicles with hair loss and possible balding. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's healthier to use a hydrogen peroxide water solution to lighten hair instead of bleach?

Can you tell me if it's healthier to use a hydrogen peroxide water solution to lighten hair instead of bleach?

Peroxide = Bleach: Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is hair bleach & is usually 6 to 10% H2O2. It breaks down melanin in the hair shaft. It also damages the hair shaft which can lead to hair breakage. Repeated contact with H2O2 can kill hair follicles with hair loss and possible balding. ...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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Can hydrogen peroxide ruin enamel?

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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Can I use hydrogen peroxide on eczema?

Can I use hydrogen peroxide on eczema?

This would not...: Be a good primary treatment for eczema because of his drying effect. I will have patients use it sometimes in the ear canals where there is a fungal infection and also eczema. As soon as the fungus is cleared the peroxide is discontinued and the eczema is treated differently. ...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