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Boric Acid Cure for Bacterial Vaginosis

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Posted by Lan Ng (Vancouver, Bc) on 08/15/2017
5 out of 5 stars

I was prescribed boric acid every night before I sleep for 7 days and then whenever I feel symptoms after that. I have continuously been inserting every 3-4 days (twice a week) and I have been symptom free for 3 months now. Remember to wear a panty liner because you get a lot of watery discharge, which is all the bad stuff coming out along with the Boric Acid. You will also get some odorless discharge the following day, just wipe.

(I have had BV/Yeast for 2 years and I am so happy I found a cure that actually, without a doubt, works! )

Replied by Nena
(Los Angeles, Ca)
04/24/2018

Hi, how many days do have to wait to have sex???


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Posted by Lhnguyen (Vancouver, Bc) on 08/10/2017
5 out of 5 stars

BORIC ACID IS THE ANSWER.

I went to so many doctors for about 2 years, trying out different home remedies and also trying antibiotics. I believe I was diagnosed incorrectly at first as UTI, and got prescribed antibiotics. I was later then told the those meds make you prone to BV and Yeast.. Then begins my horrible nightmare for two years.

I had it recurring every month before my period; one week of yeast, next week BV, then my period with BV. At this point, I would have gone to my doctor and got antibiotics, so I would have one week that is good and then the cycle starts again. I thought it was the birth control I was taking so I switched, I eventually got my IUD done and the doctor advised me it is not good to take antibiotics to cure it. Advised to try some remedies she recommended, it did not work.

Anyways, I finally saw a doctor recently and she prescribed me BORIC ACID. I looked into it and kind of freaked me out because I read it is poisonous, and also used to kill mouse sometimes. But I also read it CURES, as what I call it, THE BROKEN VAGINA. LADIES, get Boric Acid prescribed or buy it online and pack it yourself (size 0 capsules). I used it everyday for 7 days initially and now I insert it twice a week (every 3-4 days) before I sleep. I have been good for about a month and a half, no symptoms at all. I also started taking women's probiotics 3 times a day, not sure if it has helped but I am afraid to stop taking it.

BORIC ACID. BORIC ACID. BORIC ACID. BORIC ACID. BORIC ACID!!! :)


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Posted by Jude (Seattle, Washington) on 05/13/2017
5 out of 5 stars

I would like to share a remedy for bacterial vaginosis. First of all, I have found it to be correlated with Candida, so reducing sugar in the diet and using candida supplements have really helped prevent recurrences. But for treatment and remedy, the very best thing I have found is boric acid. The best way I've found to apply it is to get an empty gelcap and fill it with boric acid and use like a vaginal suppository. For me this usually eliminates any symptoms within a few hours. The only caution I would give is to make sure to carefully label both the original bottle and any prepared capsules as poison for safety because it is a toxic substance if eaten. I also would recommend keeping it out of the reach of any small children.

Best wishes to others and I hope this is helpful!


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Posted by Carmel Skin Beauty (St Louis Il) on 05/04/2017
5 out of 5 stars

After going to the doctor millions of time being prescribed creams, gel, antibodies. Trying home remedies douching with hydrogen peroxide, ACV, Betadine etc. My yeast and bv kept coming right back. Those things would clear it in a few days but it would rear it's nasty head again. My last resort was boric acid pills I was so scared to purchase them and when they finally came I'm like I dont know if I want to put roach killer in me but I was desperate and tried everything else. Well let me just say they have been a life saver. Ladies Please try them I had been suffering from BV for 3 years and I finally found something that has gotten rid of it. Insert one at night. Wear panty liners the next day because it will run out of you. Do this for 7 days.

Replied by Kar
(New York)
10/13/2017

Hello,

I'm also suffered from BV for months now and nothing has helped as well including antibiotics and all other things you can think of. I've just started doing boric acid supplements and its my second day. I've not gotten any discharge or odor after I started using it. However, I still have itchiness going on. Do you remember when did the all the symptoms started clearing up?

Today is my second day doing two boric acid suppositories one in the morning and the other one in the evening. I plan on doing it for two weeks.


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Posted by Sue (California) on 04/14/2017
4 out of 5 stars

Question: I've battled with chronic BV for 8 years not knowing until recently what it was. Now I have a proper diagnosis and am treating it with Boric Acid. I've been inserting one homemade 600mg capsule before bed for the past 7 nights. The odor is completely gone. However, the discharge is still present in a pretty heavy amount. It is thin and clear to slightly milky. I'm curious if this is a stage of healing or if I need to up my dose and frequency. I'm elated that the odor is gone, but would love to completely eradicate the discharge. Any personal experience or feedback would be much appreciated.

Replied by Sim
(Culver City)
04/15/2017

Sue, do you have an IUD? Copper IUD's can give up the smell and watery discharge.

Replied by Nicole
(Oregon)
04/28/2017

Hi Sue! I am on the same treatment, 600mg every night for 14 days. The extra discharge is normal. My doctor warned me that I would need to wear panty liners while on the treatment because the discharge can be fairly heavy. I usually have to relieve myself to the restroom a couple times a day to just kind of dry myself up. Good luck :)

Replied by Rk590
(Indiana)
05/02/2017

I have had BV for around 3 months. I don't know how you women have dealt with it for years. It is the most uncomfortable thing in the world. Not to mention, it makes me feel like I'm not keeping myself "clean". But I am! Doing everything the Dr. says. Only cleaning with water, baking soda baths, I've been on 4 medications. The doctor prescribed me boric acid suppositories and I am praying they work. Just started tonight. Seems like there is a lot of success so fingers crossed. Good luck, ladies!

Replied by Trish
(Ny)
05/03/2017

My roommate went to her doctor and she got boric acid suppositories to use for 14 days and cream triamcinolone 0.1 %CR. for her chronic and uncomfortable BV. It worked well but the 14 boric acid capsules cost 58.00 and the cream was expensive too. I have the same issue so I bought a bottle of boric acid powder and 00 size empty gel caps. I got 6oz of boric acid for 7.50 and 300 caps for 7.00. I use vagisil cream for the itching and summers eve cleaning wash every day (I have a bidet which helps). All my problems resolved. So did my roommate's. Hers has returned so I made her more boric acid suppositories tonight. It really does the trick!

Replied by Rachell
(North Carolina)
05/31/2017

did boric acid work for u?

Replied by Sooverthis
(Nj)
06/29/2017

Doing the boric acid capsules 10 days.. No discharge until I stop, then it returns... Suggestions???

Replied by Lan
(Vancouver, Bc)
08/15/2017

Insert boric acid before bed for 7 days and then continue to everyone 3-4 days (twice a week) that should keep symptoms away.

Replied by Errin
(Glendale, Ca)
09/27/2017

8 years of battling is very concerning as it can have serious affects on your body. I hope you are seeing a professional OBGYN at this point. Boric acid is extremely effective but since you have been battling for years it is common for this to have progressed into the inner walls on your cervix. I would definitely address this seriously as this is way too long to be occurring.


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Posted by Sophie (Sydney) on 02/22/2017
5 out of 5 stars

Cured! After one year of suffering bv and a countless number of trips to the doctor. Prescription after prescription of antibiotics that only worked while I was taking them. The bv would return two days after stopping the course. I was prescribed boric acid 1 * 600mg capsule inserted at night for two weeks. To be honest I was a little unsure about using it but I would have tried just about anything to get rid of bv. I also inserted a vaginal health probiotic morning and night. I ingested two probiotics at breakfast. One for vaginal health the other an immune booster. I also started taking a multivitamin that helps to support a healthy female reproductive system. I made sure to eat well to support my immune system.

After two days of boric acid the symptoms were gone. After two weeks I finished the course and continued with the probiotics regime for a further two weeks. I'm just over one month free of bv. If you're reading this and suffering from bv I know your pain and I urge you to try this. You won't regret it. X

Replied by Sarah
(Toms River)
06/15/2018

Did you use them after sex? I'm doing the exact same thing you did and tomorrow will be the second week of using them, along with the start of my period today. I just wanted to know if you used them after sex and how you used them for maintenance?


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Posted by Debbie (California ) on 02/03/2017
5 out of 5 stars

I know a cure. It worked for me. Boric Acid. Put into vegan empty capsules and insert 2 into vagina at night for one week. If the odor is not gone continue use of pills filled with Boric Acid. Then buy some Neem powder and put into empty capsules. Take one capsule once a day in the morning is good. The Neem powder will prevent the BVD from coming back. Do this it cured me!! ☺

Replied by Cp
(St Thomas, Vi)
06/02/2017

Very interesting ..I thought the Boric acid was dangerous...I guess not 😊


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Posted by Keke (Nashville, Tn) on 01/13/2017
5 out of 5 stars

I have had BV for at least 6 months, and have used a prescription treatment recommended by two doctors. My symptoms remained the same, a reddish brown discharge on some days and others a paler color. It occurred to me two days ago that I used Boric Acid for infection years ago, so I melted a large jar of glycerin suppositories and added 1 bottle Boric Acid. I froze this concoction, then formed back into suppositories that I insert at bedtime. The first night a large amount of reddish-brown discharge was expelled during sleep. The second night, nothing. All day today, nothing. I think the infection was expelled the first night. I should have never left my hippie roots....


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Posted by Vvsvag (La, Ca) on 12/08/2016
5 out of 5 stars

Boric Acid will cure BV and yeast infections. The CDC has guidelines online. Your OB/GYN should be able to prescribe a regimen. You have to use the boric acid for 1 week or more to break through the vaginal film barrier then use oral metronidazole 2x daily for 7 days, and then metro gel 2x week for 6 months. I personally used the boric acid 1 night and it cleared the infection by balancing the pH down there. Then use after periods to maintain the balance. I have to douche with vinegar after sex to keep it balanced. YMMV. Too low pH=yeast too high=bv. Hope this helps. You can get the acid and gel caps size 00 at a compounding pharmacy or Amazon.

Replied by Sring15
(Massachusetts)
12/13/2016

Can anyone shed any light on being able to have sex while doing the boric acid tratements?

Replied by Alyssa
(Cleveland)
03/05/2018

eh, I refuse to take Flagyl. It's just another antibiotic.

Replied by Sarai
(California)
03/28/2018

You are not supposed to. Intercourse pushes the bacteria up and can cause a UTI. Also, intercourse with use of boric acid can cause further irritation and/or infection. I would let your body heal first.


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Posted by Susan (Vancouver) on 11/14/2016
5 out of 5 stars

I was getting BV every time I had sex, well still do. I was running to the doctor or pharmacy often. I searched the internet for cures and found boric acid. It has been my life saver. I tried everything you can imagine and this works 100%. I still get BV when I haven't had sex for a while, it takes my body some time to get used to it. But it is cheap and the only thing I have found that works. I recommend it to everyone!

Replied by Luci
(Akron)
12/01/2016

I have been reading alot about the use of Boric acid suppositories for chronic BV, and would like to try it, but I am concerned about my partners' health. No one mentions if boric acid is safe for my boyfriend, either when we have oral or vaginal sex. Do I douche first? Or is oral sex out? Does he have to wear a condom. Any information much appreciated!

Replied by Loni
(Houston, Tx)
01/29/2017

What is the most effective or a highly recommend brand of boric acid already made suppositories to buy on Amazon? If it's better recommend to make my own capsules them what brand and dosage is the most effective or most recommended and what type of capsules should I buy to insert the boric acid vaginally? If you can give this desperate, chronic B.V. sufferer, 1st time user of over the counter remedies, woman some very detailed info and instructions for using or making these suppositories I'd be so grateful! Thanks in advance!

Replied by Sandy
(Seattle)
04/11/2017

If you are getting BV every time you have sex, it is likely that your partner has it and they keep giving it back to you. You & your partner should be treated at the same time, then it's not likely to come back.

Replied by Maria
(New Jersey)
05/18/2017

BV is Bacterial VAGINOSIS, there is no way for a man to get this. It is not transmitted during sexual intercourse, it is an imbalance of vaginal PH.

Replied by April
(Helena)
09/02/2017

Considering boric acid is hazardous if swallowed I wouldn't recommend having ora sex

Replied by Mary
(Denver)
11/09/2017

In response to Maria from New Jersey's comment: This is not true. BV can be "picked up" by men and then transmitted to women during unprotected sex. BV symptoms are caused by an overgrowth of "bad" bacteria: gardnerella vaginalis & atopobium vaginae, among others. These bacteria can colonize the man's urethra and foreskin, if he is uncircumcised. In other words, they make themselves a home inside his pee-hole and foreskin. Then he can transmit the bacteria to women. You are correct that BV flares up when the pH in the vagina is raised. Blood and semen have pHs of 7.4 and between 7.2 - 7.8, respectively. That is why a lot of women have BV symptoms during/after their periods and after unprotected sex. I have done a TON of research on BV, and it can be very complicated.

For example, the "bad" bacteria can form a biofilm inside the vagina that cannot be killed with antibiotics like Flagyl (Metronidazole) or boric acid. Those antibiotics can kill the planktonic bacteria - the ones that are floating around freely in the vagina - but they cannot break through the biofilm or kill the bacteria that make up the biofilm. Some essential oils have been shown to kill biofilms: red thyme and cassia (cinnamon) oil. I am going to experiment with making a suppository with coconut oil and a few drops of thyme oil to try to kill the biofilm. BV has been the bane of my existence for almost a year now, and I'm sick of it :(

Replied by Cam
(Atlanta)
12/07/2017

You are absolutely correct in regards to the possibility of BV being sexually transmitted. It's a shame that doctors are not treating men for this too. Doesn't make any sense to me that a women is prescribed an antibiotic to clear it up, but the man that has been exposed to it doesn't?!? It causes PID in women and fertility issues in both women and men and is becoming a super bug because we are only treating half the problem.

In regards to biofilm and BV, proteolytic enzymes which is a completely different profile than digestive enzymes eat away and destroy biofilm, and is a great compliment to take while on treatment and are great to use along with essential oils that break up biofilm. But they need to be taken on an empty stomach and no food for a few hours after so that they digest the biofilm and not your food.

Take a look at Interfase Plus by Klaire Labs. Works for herpes simplex, staph infections, candidia, and MRSA

Good Luck Ladies!

Replied by Jennifer
(Ca)
03/21/2018

Wrong. BV is caused by bacteria that men harbor in their urethra and prostate.

It is sexually transmitted.

Replied by Caity
(Oregon)
05/16/2018

I have treated my boyfriend and still get it every time. It doesn't matter, when have reocurring bv like this you have to try other things.

Replied by Caity
(Oregon)
05/16/2018

Circumcusion has nothing to do with it. I have had the same boyfriend for 10 years, circumcised, I started getting bv after I had a child. I get it within a couple months everytime we have sex after I am treated, and he has been treated twice for it at the same time as me. But again NOTHING to do with whether someone is cut, it's sad people still believe that.

Replied by Gary
(Az)
08/17/2018

Maria from NJ:

No, men do get it and they have no symptoms. They have to take metronidazole by mouth to get rid of it. And, they can pass it back-and-forth with the woman. Look it up.

Replied by Elle
(Atlanta)
09/06/2018

@Jennfier from CA: Well how did I get it and continue to get it? I'm a lesbian and my partner has never been with a man🤨



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