Boric Acid Solution For Skin
When people's skin is exposed to boric acid, they must remove the contaminated clothing, flush it with plenty of flowing water and seek medical treatment. In addition, boric acid can be absorbed by the body's damaged skin, mucous membranes, or wounds, causing poisoning. Symptoms of chronic poisoning include anorexia, fatigue, psychosis, dermatitis, baldness and menstrual disorders. The use of boric acid powder for skin should be pay much attention to. Uses of boric acid for skin may cause some unexpected problems. Boric acid absorption can also cause acute poisoning, early symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, central nervous system first excited after inhibition. Acute poisoning can cause meningeal irritation and kidney damage, with symptoms including lethargy, headache, muscle cramps and rash. Severe patients can experience organ failure or shock and die within 3-5 days. The death rate of boric acid was about 15-20g in adults and 3-6g in children.
Boric acid can be used as fungicides, disinfectants, astringents and preservatives. Boric acid can inhibit many kinds of bacteria and mold. It works by binding to the amino group in bacterial proteins. Boric acid solution for skin can help patients in many cases. 3%~4% boric acid solution for skin can be used for mucous membrane, corneal wound cleaning. Internal use of boric acid is strictly prohibited to be taken orally. For infants and young children, it should be used with great caution. Boric acid ointment generally contains boric acid concentration of 5%, 10%, boric acid solution general concentration of 2%, 4%.
In industrial production, boric acid can only cause skin irritation, conjunctivitis, bronchitis, generally will not cause human poisoning. Oral boric acid can cause acute poisoning, mainly presenting as gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, followed by dehydration, shock, coma or acute renal failure. It can also cause high fever, liver and kidney damage and convulsions, affect the nerve center, and can be fatal. Boric acid can also cause a bright red skin rash or even exfoliative dermatitis. In addition, oral boric acid is easy to be absorbed by damaged skin and cause long-term poisoning. A small amount of boric acid is absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract or skin, which can cause dermatitis, baldness, liver and kidney damage and even chronic poisoning.
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