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Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories
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'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
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.
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
I was prescribed boric acid vaginal capsules on 10/31/2013 to balance my PH levels. My Rx says to discard on 10/31/14. Is it still safe to use?
No: It is not recommended to use a medication that has expired over one year ago. ...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
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
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