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Is it safe to use Boric Acid (Roach and Ant killer) on skin for odor?

Is it safe to use Boric Acid (Roach and Ant killer) on skin for odor?

Roaco killer: Not a good idea! See your pharmacist for advice. Mane options to consider. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can boric acid be swallowed?

Can boric acid be swallowed?

Won't recommned this: Any acid can potentially cause burning in mouth, throat, lung or gastrointestinal tract. The potential scaring from this acid can lead to strictures which can cause obstruction in the body. ...Read more

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Is boric acid good for pussing eyes?

No: I would not advise using it for discharge from the eyes. Most often such discharge is a result of blepharitis. Blepharitis is very common and affects the eyelashes at their bases and the glands that secrete lipid at the lid margins (meibomian glands). A variety of treatments are available but by far the most common and most effective is use of hot compresses and baby shampoo nightly. ...Read more

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How does boric acid clean out your eyes?

How does boric acid clean out your eyes?

Common in past: Boric acid was used for many years as an eye wash in dilute solution. It is no more effective than other available eyewashes and so has fallen out of favor. If you can use it properly and like its effects, go for it. There are many alternatives however. ...Read more

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What are the side effects boric acid suppositories?

What are the side effects boric acid suppositories?

No suppository: Boric acid is used as an otic solution to dry out ears. I am not aware of any use in the form of a suppository. Unless you are doing under medical direction and supervision, i would strictly avoid boric acid suppositories. ...Read more

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Is it possible for boric acid and miconazole to be used at the same time?

Is it possible for boric acid and miconazole to be used at the same time?

Yes: I typically will use one agent at a time though, in this way you can get a better idea of what works for refractory yeast infections. If used at the same time, you won't know what's best if you have a future outbreak. ...Read more

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Could.external washes with boric acid (not sure of the % of dilution) help with bv?

Could.external washes with boric acid (not sure of the % of dilution) help with bv?

Suppositories: Boric acid suppositories are a common way to treat recurrent BV. You will need to have this prescribed by your doctor. Do not dose this yourself. ...Read more

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I've have an unexplained vaginal itch for years now. Nurse pescribed boric acid pills that I may take yr. Or yrs. Is there better or anyother options. ?

I've have an unexplained vaginal itch for years now. Nurse pescribed boric acid pills that I may take yr. Or yrs. Is there better or anyother options. ?

Hygiene,no irritants: Make sure you see a dr to rule out infection. If not infection, it may be due to chronic irritation. First, practice good hygiene. Wash your external genital area gently with mild, unscented soap & water during showers, & avoid douching or bubble baths. Avoid tight-fitting underwear (cotton is best) or unnecessary use of pads/panty liners. You might also try over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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Why does it look luke oil is in my urine? I've been using boric acid suppositories for almost 2 weeks and never saw this.

Why does it look luke oil is in my urine? I've been using boric acid suppositories for almost 2 weeks and never saw this.

Side effect: It is probably a side effect of long term use of boric acid. Why are you using that for so long anyways? Check with your doctor about alternative treatments for your condition. Boric acid can cause kidney damage. ...Read more