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Doctor insights on: What Does Hydrogen Peroxide Do To Human 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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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 do some people inject hydrogen peroxide? What does it do?

IV H2O2: Hydrogen Peroxide (IV H202) Therapy is reportedly used to inhibit growth of some anaerobes. It is also reported to oxidize biological wastes. Please be aware that death has occurred with IV H202 Therapy. ...Read more

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What exactly does apple cider vinegar do for skin and acne? Does it exfoliate and reveal new layers?

What exactly does apple cider vinegar do for skin and acne? Does it exfoliate and reveal new layers?

Different theories: I don't know if anyone knows for sure as this hasn't been the subject of much if any research. According to http://hisacne.Com/acne-treatments/natural-acne-treatments-apple-cider-vinegar/, it removes oil thus unclogging pores & kills bacteria, while according to http://www.Skinacea.Com/acne/acne-treatment-acv.Html#.Uzxuhkrnrgq it restores the ph of the skin to normal acidity. See comment:. ...Read more

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What does sodium do to the human body?

What does sodium do to the human body?

It's uses are many. : Everything from contributing to fluid balance to conducting electric impulses along nerves and muscles. ...Read more

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What does hydrophobia have to do with hydrogen?

Confusing, huh?: Hydrophobia comes from the greek for water (hydro) + greek for fear (phobia) hydrogen comes from the greek for water (hud?r) + french for generates (gennes) hydrophobia means "fear of water" & hydrogen means "generates water" when you have rabies your throat spasms so much you choke & even the sight of water--which you might so crave in thirst --scares you & starts off painful spasms. Get it? ...Read more

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How exactly does hydrogen peroxide work to heal cuts and infections?

How exactly does hydrogen peroxide work to heal cuts and infections?

It doesn't: It doesn't heal cuts. In fact, it can delay wound healing. When it's used, it's used to kill bacteria, not to heal wounds. ...Read more

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What does thimerosal do to human body?

What does thimerosal do to human body?

How long thiomersal: Thiomersal does not stay in the body long enough to accmulate like other mercry and there is no build up of mercury level.So the thiomersal in the vaccines is in such small amounts and there is not much accumulation for long term to cause any harm to the children who are vaccinated with vaccines containing thiomersal in small amounts as preservatives. ...Read more

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My doctor used hydrogen peroxide for ingrown toenail. What does that do?

My doctor used hydrogen peroxide for ingrown toenail. What does that do?

Disinfects: It's a liquid antibiotic and gets places that ointments and creams don't. It is caustic to new granulation tissue, so it's best used once initially. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of Blastocystis Hominis? Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help? And is it Dangerous?

What can you do to get rid of Blastocystis Hominis? Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help? And is it Dangerous?

Harmless: it is a harmless parasite no specific treatment we treat symptoms like diarrhea it is self contained it will go away by itself no data on vinegar but it does not hurt to try ...Read more

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What to do if I have genital warts. I heard hydrogen peroxide works wonder but I'm using the acid method?

What to do if I have genital warts. I heard hydrogen peroxide works wonder but I'm using the acid method?

Genital warts: THere are various topical chemical agents used to treat genital warts; hydrogen peroxide is not one of them. Trichloroacetic acid is a commonly used treatment option, but should be used under the care of a physician. Genital warts have a fairly high recurrence rate after treatment, and it is very important that your treatment and post treatment course are monitored. ...Read more

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What does anthrax do to the human body?

What does anthrax do to the human body?

Severe inflammation: Anthrax causes severe inflammation of the affected organ. In terms of seriousness are infections of skin, GI tract and lung. Anthrax pneumonia has very high mortality. ...Read more

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What does oil do to your hair?

Coats hair: Coats hair to prevent dying, although some people have oily hair and use special hair products for oily hair. ...Read more

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Is it safe to clean your vagina with hydrogen peroxide when you have bacterial vaginosis? & does it help ?

Is it safe to clean your vagina with hydrogen peroxide when you have bacterial vaginosis? & does it help ?

Probably not.: This could create more problems then it solves. The most recommended treatments are the antibiotics metronidazole and clindamycin either as a gel(metronidazole) or a cream (clindamycin) inserted into the vagina or as pills taken by mouth. ...Read more