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If you swallow hydrogen peroxide, you could experience burns in mouth/throat, stomach cramping, vomiting, gastrointestinal burns. Any comments?

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  1. Ignacia says:

    Feb 16, 2012 Hydrogen peroxide poisoning occurs when large amounts of the liquid If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number Breathing difficulty (if large concentrations were swallowed); Body aches

  2. Gertie says:

    Well, hydrogen peroxide is going to make you throw up a bit if you drink it, but dont worry, you wont die. You might feel sick a little, but it will all go away. Many people drink it accidentally and they most often dont die. So dont be worried. If it gets worse, see your doctor.Best of luck.

  3. Joella says:

    is it safe to gargle hydrogen peroxide but not swallow it of bad breath you can it with water and gargle gargle hydrogen peroxide and mix? I heard to get rid for 30 seconds

  4. Elke says:

    Ingestion of dilute solutions of hydrogen peroxide may result in vomiting, mild gastrointestinal irritation, gastric distension. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-would-happen-if-i-swallowed-a-cap-full-of-hydrogen-peroxide

  5. Johnetta says:

    Hydrogen Peroxide can be very dangerous and even cause death when taken internally. If you swallow it call poison control,..more? More:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-can-happen-if-you-swallow-a-teaspoon-full-of-hydrogen-peroxide

  6. Ardelia says:

    Ingestion of small amount of the common 3% hydrogen peroxide may cause mild mucosal irritation and vomiting. If conscious drink 4 to 8 ounces of milk or water(see related link). Its not mentioned officially but vitamin c maybe useful in red… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_to_do_if_you_accidentally_swallow_hydrogen_peroxide

  7. Nu says:

    I’m guessing it is harmless if you swollow since it is simply just adding one oxygen atom to the H2O molecule. BUT DO NOT TRY IT I’M NOT COMPLETELY SURE!!!!! If you swollow it on purpose you will soon after see a brick fly at you. Actually

  8. Emelina says:

    When gargling hydrogen peroxide, be sure not to swallow it and consider an easy way to gargle hydren peroxide; you would want to do it just the same way Detail:http://www.ehow.com/video_4984518_safely-gargle-hydrogen-peroxide.html

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