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What is burow's solution?

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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.

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