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I think i've got some warts on my finger.......what to do and can my baby catch them??? Help!!!

(8 Posts)
LoveBeingAMummy Sat 27-Jun-09 16:43:59

Have noticed some spots clustered on my finger and I certain its warts, I have no idea how i have got them but as now concernered I could pass them onto my baby. What can I do to get rid if them and should I keep them covered with a plaster or something in the mean time??

Thanks and think I might name change to WitchWhoLovesbeingAMummy!!!!!

snala Sat 27-Jun-09 23:35:12

No. You cant pass them on,you can buy stuff over the counter or get them burnt off at docs.(or used to be able to) I had some years ago and they had just vanished one morning.

lowrib Sun 28-Jun-09 00:22:24

Sorry but is that right snala? I thought you could pass them on.

I;d advise calling NHS24, it's what they're there for.

08454647.

plonker Sun 28-Jun-09 00:32:15

My dd (6yo) had a wart on her finger. We were given some Salactol to try and it worked a treat!

It said it could take up to 12 weeks to go and it was gone after 4 applications.

I too thought you can pass them on, but I'm certainly no medical expert.

Hope you get them cleared up

snala Sun 28-Jun-09 00:33:50

Sorry was wrong! just looked it up. they can be contagious but are harmless.Several different types too.I agree with lowrib phone them or see g.p.blush

giraffescantdancethetango Sun 28-Jun-09 01:05:35

is it definetly not this?

kittycatty Sun 28-Jun-09 16:47:43

OMG giraffe i have that on one of my fingers! Didnt realise it had a name!

LoveBeingAMummy Mon 29-Jun-09 20:28:00

Thanks everyone

Giraffe no its not that.

Will speak to the doc tomorrow and hopefully get them cleared up, not bothered about me just don't want to pass on.

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