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What is a better antiseptic, alcohol or hydrogen peroxide?

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Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Rubbing alcohol

Both of these solutions are used as antiseptics.
Which is better depends on the study you read. They both are effective and both have side effects.

In brief: Rubbing alcohol

Both of these solutions are used as antiseptics.
Which is better depends on the study you read. They both are effective and both have side effects.
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Alcohol

Hydrogen peroxide works mostly with a certain strain of bacteria, alcohol has a wider range.

In brief: Alcohol

Hydrogen peroxide works mostly with a certain strain of bacteria, alcohol has a wider range.
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Alcohol

Alcohol is better and does not cause as much tissue damage.

In brief: Alcohol

Alcohol is better and does not cause as much tissue damage.
Dr. Robert Kent
Dr. Robert Kent
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