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Boric Acid Suppositories

Boric acid suppositories are a safe and natural way to treat vaginal yeast infections. They work by supplying healthy acidity and balancing the flora in the vagina to control itching, burning and odor while providing support for the normal levels of bacteria and yeast present in your vagina. What is boric acid? Boric.acid suppositories are a topical treatment for yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis (BV). They are made with a small amount of boron-containing mineral that kills fungus in the vagina. How does it work? When inserted into the vagina, boric acid balances the pH of your vagina, killing the fungus and creating the right environment for good bacteria to grow. This helps prevent recurrent yeast infections and BV. What are the side effects of boric acid suppositories When swallowed, boric acid can cause stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. It also can be toxic to your kidneys if ingested in large quantities. Can I use boric acid suppositories while I’m pregnant? Although boric acid is generally safe for women to use, there are some precautions that should be followed. For instance, it’s not recommended for people who are breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant as it can harm the developing fetus. Do not use boric acid suppositories if you have open sores or wounds in your vagina. It’s also not recommended if you’re taking blood-thinning medications. If you think you have a yeast infection, talk to your healthcare provider about what treatment options are available. They may have more effective options than boric acid suppositories that can be more cost-effective and less harsh on your body.

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