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  1. Acatalasaemia

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    Synonyms: catalase deficiency, Takahara's disease Superoxide dismutase catalyses the conversion of the superoxide anion into hydrogen peroxide that is a toxic substance. Catalase is an...

  2. Teeth Whitening

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    Legally, in the UK, teeth whitening products which contain or release between 0.1 and 6 percent hydrogen peroxide cannot be sold to anyone outside the dental profession. Can I get my teeth...

  3. Molluscum Contagiosum

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    Options used include: Benzoyl peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide. Potassium hydroxide. Iodine preparations. Imiquimod cream .

  4. Mouth Care

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    Other mouthwashes such as ascorbic acid solution, hydrogen peroxide mouthwash or sodium bicarbonate mouthwash may be advised by a doctor or nurse in certain circumstances.

  5. Contact Lenses

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    You need to use neutralisers as part of a hydrogen peroxide system. Never rinse your contacts with hydrogen peroxide solution and apply them directly to your eyes without completing ...

  6. Ecthyma

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    Povidone-iodine and hydrogen peroxide may be used as antiseptics. Drugs Topical mupirocin ointment is very effective.

  7. Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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    Catalase breaks down endogenous hydrogen peroxide normally produced by phagocytes. In normal circumstances these bacteria are killed by other oxygen radicals which are lacking in CGD .

  8. Molluscum Contagiosum

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    Iodine preparations. Hydrogen peroxide 1% cream (available to prescribe as Crystacide® in the UK). Imiquimod 5% cream.

  9. Earwax

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    There is little evidence on their relative effectiveness to guide choice. [ 10 ] The British National Formulary (BNF) recommends olive oil or almond oil be used, as sodium bicarbonate drops may cause...

  10. Selenium

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    This intracellular enzyme converts hydroxyl radicals or hydrogen peroxide into water and this requires selenium as a co-factor. Levels of this enzyme have thus been taken to correlate with se...

  11. Benzoyl peroxide for acne (Acnecide, Brevoxyl, PanOxyl)

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    Benzoyl peroxide for acne (Acnecide, Brevoxyl, PanOxyl), Try not to get any benzoyl peroxide on your hair or clothing, as it can cause bleaching. Benzoyl peroxide can caus...

  12. Urine Dipstick Analysis

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    The test relies upon reaction of glucose with glucose oxidase on dipstick to form hydrogen peroxide which causes colour change. This is specific to glucose and no other sugar. Useful scree...

  13. Some Dental and Periodontal Diseases

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    Whilst they wait to see the dentist, patients should be prescribed metronidazole or amoxicillin for three days, paracetamol or ibuprofen for pain relief and chlorhexidine (0.12% or 0.2%) mouthwash or ...

  14. Molluscum Contagiosum

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    worried mum I have a 3 yr old who has unfortunately has the blasted virus, been too the doctor and he suggested to get HYDROGEN PEROXIDE OINTMENT or CRYSTADERM. Please is there somethin...

  15. Topical Treatments For Acne

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    Benzoyl peroxide Benzoyl peroxide is a common topical treatment. It has three actions - it kills germs (bacteria), reduces inflammation and helps to unplug blocked pores. , acne...

  16. Antibiotic Tablets for Acne

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    If you have a lot of blackheads and whiteheads as well as inflamed acne spots, you may be advised to use a topical treatment such as benzoyl peroxide in addition to taking an antibiotic table...

  17. Acne

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    Benzoyl peroxide Benzoyl peroxide is a common topical treatment. It has three actions - it kills germs (bacteria), reduces inflammation and helps to unplug blocked pores. , acne...

  18. MRI Scan

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    Your body contains millions of hydrogen atoms. When you are in an MRI scanner: A strong magnetic field aligns particles called protons which are within the hydrogen atoms.

  19. Clindamycin skin preparations for acne (Dalacin T, Zindaclin)

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    About clindamycin skin preparations Type of medicine An antibiotic skin preparation Used for Acne Also called Dalacin T®; Zindaclin®; Duac® Once Daily (clindam...

  20. Lactose Intolerance

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    This has now been superseded by breath hydrogen tests. Breath hydrogen test - if carbohydrate is unabsorbed in the gut, it is fermented by bacteria in the large intestine and hydr...