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Can the use of Hydrogen Peroxide in dentistry worsen the oxidative stress in patches of facial vitiligo vulgaris?

According to this study 1, hydrogen peroxide is not absorbed by the skin, but can cause systemic toxicity when inhaled or ingested. I am not entirely sure how often hydrogen peroxide is inhaled or ...
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Is it safe to use extremely diluted H2O2 (< 0.1%) On eyes regularly?

According to this study: In 10 human volunteers, the threshold of detection for irritation was about 0.1% when hydrogen peroxide was administered as drops directly to the eye (McNally, 1990). ...
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Does gargling Hydrogen Peroxide or Listerine help combat cold/flu?

More specifically, does gargling help prevent sickness when a person feels the early-stages of being sick? (That slight feeling of rawness in one's throat, for example, or a light, abnormal fatigue). ...
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How to clean ears with hydrogen peroxide?

What methods are to clean ears with hydrogen peroxide effectively? And is it safe?
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Truth or myth to get white teeth?

I've read in some forum that coconut oil or hydrogen peroxide could help to remove plaque and stains from teeth and will got white teeth. I know that teeth color is genetic thing but if they will have ...
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Is frequent steaming of the face (like in a sauna) an effective way to open up skin pores and detox? Hydrogen Peroxide prevent acne?

For those who suffer from acne -- is frequent exposure to steam an effective way to keep the skin clean? My understanding is heat opens up the skin-pores, and the skin pores are better able to detox,...
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Baking Soda & Hydrogen Peroxide washes effective home remedies for yeast infections? Safe?

I have a low immune system so I'm prone to a lot of yeast infections. What are some some DIY/home remedies for treating yeast infections? I know that yogurt is pretty effective, and I've heard that ...
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Rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide for small wounds?

Ignoring physical pain, is it better to use rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to clean small wounds?
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Is hydrogen peroxide therapy (drinking it) safe?

I've found some sites which claim that drinking hydrogen peroxide is "very" healthy for detoxification of the body. But these sites lack credible references. As far as I remember from secondary ...
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What are the cures for gray hair?

As we know hair turns gray or white hair due to a lack of pigmentation and melanin. This article and study from 2009 and 2013 suggest that accumulation of H2O2 is due to oxidative stress which can ...