BORIC ACID suppositories: good for your vagina? This OBGYN answers | Dr. Jennifer Lincoln

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Boric acid is being marketed to vagina-owners everywhere these days. Is the hype real? Let board-certified OBGYN Dr. Lincoln break down what it is, how it should be used - and maybe more importantly how NOT to use it.

0:00 Intro
0:15 Check out my shirt!!!
0:51 What is boric acid?
1:22 ph-D, Love Wellness, and HoneyPot claims
3:47 What does Dr. Lincoln say?
4:02 Bacterial vaginosis and yeast 101
5:09: How boric acid SHOULDN'T be used...and why
7:48 When boric acid CAN be used...and how
12:14 Safety warnings when using boric acid

Want more about boric acid and vaginal discharge? Check out my book!
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https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Talk-About-Down-There/dp/1524865761

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REFERENCES AND RESOURCES

1. CDC. Bacterial vaginosis - STI treatment guidelines, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment-guidelines/bv.htm

2. CDC. Vulvovaginal candidiasis- STI treatment guidelines, 2021.https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment-guidelines/candidiasis.htm

3. My book - I cover a ton more about what's normal and what's not when it comes to vaginal discharge and vaginal care: https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Talk-About-Down-There/dp/1524865761

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