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Boric Acid Suppositories Pregnancy
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, it's 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
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
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
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 and what for: Without knowing why and what for.....difficult to guide ...Read more
Have any of you doctors hard of using boric acid suppositories to cure bacterial vaginosis? I have recurrent BV & I read about boric acid being good.
Boric acid: Yes, boric acid suppositories can be used effectively for bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more
Is it truly safe to use boric acid suppositories for recurrent bv/yeast? Could they cause damage to the body or reproductive organs?
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
Boric Acid suppositories compounded for yeast. TINY cut on finger. Could this poison me while inserting it? No symptoms currently, just paranoid
Suppositories/cut: Not likely You can get cots to put on your finger. Like a small condom. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I'm 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
Roaco killer: Not a good idea! See your pharmacist for advice. Mane options to consider. ...Read more
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
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
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
My son (3) May have gotten a trace of boric acid in his mouth. Burning off and on. What should we do?
Dilute the problem: Rinse and spit, rinse and spit.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I have been having recurrent BV and yeast infractions for the past 11months. The meds don't fix it. I'd like to try boric acid, is it safe?
BV: Bv and recurrent candidiasis (yeast) can be repeatedly passed back to you by your sexual partner. While being treated for these your partner should be applying appropriate antibiotic and antifungal creams to his penis and you should be treated through one menstrual period. Try this first, but yes, boric acid is safe. ...Read more
To human health.....a lot of controversy if it protects or insulates a house against insects.
Hope this is helpful
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Disinfective: Dilute doses of boric acid is safe and acts as a mild disinfectant ...Read more
I'm trying to get pregnant but now my obgyn has me using boric acid for my chronic bv. Can i still get pregnant while using this?
Yes : It is safe to continue trying.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm now using boric acid for my chronic bv. My obgyn put me on this yesterday. I'm also trying to get pregnant, can I get pregnant while using this?
Boric acid: Not sure, ask the OB who put you on this ...Read more
Need a doctor's perspective on boric acid? Got roach problem in my home and have been sprinkling it around. Is it truly non-toxic to humans? Any long term effects of casual exposure?
Yes: Boric acid comes in different forms, all of which have drastically different uses. One common use of boric acid is to exterminate cockroaches and other home infestations of bugs. This form of boric acid can be lethal to humans when ingested and has no applicable use in people. However, the ophthalmic version of boric acid is safe for human treatment. ...Read more