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Any pharmacists or knowledgable people? Why shouldn't I have used Scholl Wart & Verucca freeze-off doo-dah?

(6 Posts)
Teuch Sat 13-Sep-08 16:39:42

I know, I know...

I didn't read the insert, I just read the instructions on the back. Then afterwards I read the warnings...

Please tell me I have not done irreparable damage sad

I'm so fucking stupid.

heather1980 Sat 13-Sep-08 16:55:36

from what i can see, it's possibly because of the alcohol content. i cannot see a huge problem with it tbh. they may just be covering themselves as most drug companies do. i've had a verucca frozen off at the gp's a couple of months ago when i was 6 months. don't worry.
i would deff avoid any of the treatments that contain salicylic acid as these are aspirin based, which is a no-no.

Teuch Sat 13-Sep-08 17:01:35

thanks heather, that's reassuring.

poppy34 Sat 13-Sep-08 20:07:08

teuch had this kind of conversation with the podiatrist.. think its generally a caveat thing

Seabright Sun 14-Sep-08 10:44:00

I used it. I am still alive, baby is still alive but the wart is dead!

Teuch Sun 14-Sep-08 11:07:47

grin

Still feel a bit dense for not reading the instructions, but I'm happy that I haven't (in all likelihood!) done any damage - apart from the verruca, of course...

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