What is the relation of hydrogen peroxide with wound healing?

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H2O2 is used for dressing in certain wounds

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At lower concentration, hydrogen peroxide enhances angiogenesis and wound closure. At higher concentrations, it inhibits collagen formation, increases Matrix myeloproteinases (MMP) and also leads to persistent neutrophil infiltration.

answered Dec 8, 2015 by admin Doctor of Medicine (10,059 points)