The antibacterial activity of acetic acid and Burow's solution
as topical otological preparations.
Before antibiotic availability, the mainstay of treatment was topical compounds containing astringents such as aluminum acetate solution (Burow's Solution
USP, Domeboro, and others) and acetic acid solutions (Vosol Otic).
For the oozing, a solution made by mixing one packet of Burow's solution
(1:40), available in drugstores, in a pint of water may be used.
She also received calcium salts and roxithromycin for 10 days, topical Burow's solution
for the first 3 days, wet dressings, and midpotent corticosteroids.
Sitz baths and Burow's solution
may be recommended for those receiving radiotherapy to the perineal area.