Boric acid is a crystalline chemical that has demonstrated significant antifungal and antiviral characteristics. Boric acid is used as a treatment for many conditions from insect bites to diaper rash, vaginal yeast infections, ophthalmic issues, common sunburn and much more.
Boric acid has a variety of uses and treats many different conditions. Consult with your physician to discuss boric acid before beginning use. Your physician will determine if boric acid is recommended, and if so he or she will provide directions regarding treatment, method of administering, and overall usage.
Common side effects seen with boric acid are:
If any of the above or any other side effects are experienced while using boric acid contact your physician. If you feel you are having a medical emergency seek immediate medical attention.
Boric acid is contraindicated for anyone with allergic reactions. Boric acid is contraindicated for anyone who is pregnant or breast-feeding. As with any new medication, anyone considering usage should first consult with their physician and have a full medical workup to decide if boric acid is a good option for their condition.
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