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Doctor insights on: Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories

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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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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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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

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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

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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