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Is it safe to put hydrogen peroxide on skin? (As

Patient: Is it safe to put hydrogen peroxide on skin? (As acne treatment.) I’ve always used it for cuts, but while researching online I’ve found some people think it isn’t safe because of ‘free radicals.’

 

 

Doctor: Hello thanks for your health query on ATD.Never put Hydrogen peroxide over face as it may cause chemical injury. If you have already done so, please see a Doctor.All the best.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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