Up Your Nose With some Hydrogen Peroxide!
Last week, we all had colds. We got over them pretty fast, but it wasn't any fun in the meantime.
I remembered a self-cure I tried once that I am finally able to confess. It took me a long while to be able to talk about this issue with anyone outside my close circle of friends and family but now, this is beginning to be funny and I don't mind sharing it.It all started with the Internet. I know I shouldn't get important health information from just anywhere on the internet, but I was reading about how some folks believe that the flu (and maybe cold viruses) enter through the ears and not the eyes, mouth or nose, like commonly thought. I thought hM. Why not? So I looked around at other sites and found out it's OK to clean ones ears with Hydrogen Peroxide. I have used the stuff for years on cuts and scrapes to clean them out and help them heal so I thought why not? So I dropped some in my ears once when I felt a cold or flu virus coming on. It fizzed and popped for a long time, I dumped it out, and repeated until there was no fizzing. My ears were clean as a whistle, and I at least THOUGHT I felt better.
It worked like a charm, so I expanded on that thought and began to think that if a Rhinovirus is in the nose, maybe I could kill the virus by putting Hydrogen Peroxide up my nose. So I tried that. I put it on a Q-tip and let the stuff bubble and foam and that was pretty cool. Rinsed with Saline Solution and repeated until I felt it was pretty clean. Again, I thought I felt a little better. I certainly wasn't congested!
Then I had an even MORE BRILLIANT idea that perhaps I should get the hydrogen peroxide higher UP into my nose! I could really kill off more of those germs lurking around in those crannies! So I put some in a medicine dropper and SQUIRT! Up my nose! I immediately regretted my decision, as it foamed and popped in places that shouldn't be foaming and popping! It HURT!! My nose bled just a little for about 3 days and was raw and sore for about a week!
Lesson Learned. There's a reason the bottle says that it's not to be taken internally.
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