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(En español: Peróxido de hidrógeno)
Say: hy-dro-jen puh-rok-side
Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical that can clean your cuts and scrapes. When it's poured on a cut, it bubbles a little, making oxygen and killing germs. Your parent also may use it to clear earwax from your ear.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt institution certified by the state as a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center & accredited by the Joint Commission.
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