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Can I have sex while using boric acid suppositories?

Can I have sex while using boric acid suppositories?

Probably ok: Boric Acid can have a bit of a gritty texture and cause some irritation to you as well as your partner. If these are not bothersome, its probably ok to have intercourse while using boric acid suppositories but good studies on this subject are not available. Remember that boric acid can be fatal if swallowed. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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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

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Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?

Safe, helps prevent: Recent research has shown vaginal boric acid capsues to usually be effective in preventing recurrent BV or yeast. However, it is not recommended (or likely to be effective) in treating an active infection. It is considered harmless. ...Read more

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How is candida glabrata diff then routine candida? Is it connected to UCTD, lichen sclerosis? I am using Compounded boric acid suppositories

Complicated: Usually not a pathogen, it may become a pest when on a person with weak immunity such as hiv, elderly, immune suppressing drugs, even connective tissue diseases. It is somewhat resistant to fluconazole but usually responds to nystatin. Boric acid appears to be an excellent remedy. It is much less common than C. Albicans which is usually seen associated with diabetes, antibiotics, cortisones. ...Read more

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CAN I USE BORIC ACID SUPPOSITORIES WITH AN MIRENA (levonorgestrel) IUD? for ongoing and constant UTI INFECTION AND YEAST INFECTIONS THAT PERSIST

CAN I USE BORIC ACID SUPPOSITORIES WITH AN MIRENA (levonorgestrel) IUD?  for ongoing and constant UTI INFECTION AND YEAST INFECTIONS THAT PERSIST

See GYN: You need to see your gynecologist. He or she will likely order a urine culture and place you on a medication such as Flagyl or even possibly Clindamycin based on findings after seeing you. Is there a discharge? Is it foul smelling? You need to be examined. It does not sound very serious but you need to be evaluated soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Using boric acid vaginal suppositories does itching get worse before it gets better I'm only on day four and the itching is more bothersome now?

Using boric acid vaginal suppositories does itching get worse before it gets better I'm only on day four and the itching is more bothersome now?

Not typically: One does generally not expect itching to get worse once on treatment. You may need to see you Obgyn to confirm the yeast infection and provide alternative treatment ...Read more

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Can men use boric acid supositories?

Can men use boric acid supositories?

Why?: For what purpose? Boric acid suppositories are used for yeast infections. Men rarely get yeast infections and even rarer when not on the skin or in the mouth/throat. ...Read more

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Can diflucan (fluconazole) and boric acid suppositiories be used at the same time recurrent vaginal yeast

Can diflucan (fluconazole) and boric acid suppositiories be used at the same time recurrent vaginal yeast

Not sure: That boric acid adds much, many otc douche products have acetic acid, and indeed the mild "acid" may help. Diflucan alone should do the trick: 400mg PO for 14 days. Doing Monistat (mycostatin (nystatin) cream or suppositories) for longer time may work. If it does not work, you may need to see an ob-gyn or id doctor to charcterize better. ...Read more

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Im diabetic and I have a yeast infection, i know this is common. I read boric acid suppositorys are good for it. Is this true? Do i need prescription?

Im diabetic and I have a yeast infection, i know this is common. I read boric acid suppositorys are good for it. Is this true? Do i need prescription?

Vaginal yeast: Boric acid is a white, crystalline chemical substance that has antifungal and antiviral properties. It is used in various prescription pharmaceutical products and is also available without a prescription. Some experts now recommend vaginal boric acid capsules as a treatment option for vaginal yeast infections. ...Read more

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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

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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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Can I use boric acid in gelatin while on my period?

Can I use boric acid in gelatin while on my period?

Yes: This isn't likely to cause any harm and may counteract the ph elevation that occurs from blood inside the vagina. Some women find this can prevent chronic recurrent yeast infections that flare with ph elevations that occur in the presence of blood and semen. If the capsules increase irritation, don't use them. ...Read more

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Can I take a boric acid pill whenever I feel like I have a vaginal infection?

Can I take a boric acid pill whenever I feel like I have a vaginal infection?

Vaginal: Vaginal boric acid works well for yeast infections but does not treat other infections so it is best to know what's going on before treating and if you are having frequent symptoms you definitely need to see someone for a diagnosis. Self treatment can be risky if you miss diagnose! Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Finally found boric acid (after 4 stores) for my yeast infection, it is in powder form, how do I use it?

Finally found boric acid (after 4 stores) for my yeast infection, it is in powder form, how do I use it?

Put into capsules: Boric acid is usually used as suppositories & is very effective. You can make your own "suppositories" by putting the powder into empty capsules and inserting 2 vaginally every nite at bedtime. Only use 2% concentration or less. See http://vaginapagina.Livejournal.Com/4554521.Html and http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/yeast_infection9.Html#boricacid for more info... ...Read more