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Burow's solution (5% aluminum subacetate) is a liquid made with water and aluminum acetate. This solution relieves the itching and stinging of irritated, inflamed skin and helps stop the growth of bacteria and fungus.
Burow's solution is available without a prescription in many drugstores and supermarkets.
Last Revised: June 1, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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