When used as a vaginal suppository, boric acid is only known to occasionally cause irritation, and a watery discharge may occur several hours after use. If taken by mouth (internally), in open wounds, or by children, boric acid is toxic. It should be never swallowed. Boric acid should be kept out of reach of children. When boric acid is swallowed it can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dermatitis, kidney damage, acute failures of the circulatory system, and even death. Research has not been done on pregnant women, therefore, boric acid suppositories are said to be unsafe to use during pregnancy, unless recommended by a doctor. The products and claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.
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