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I just messed up.....

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Dd had a verruca. She's had it a while and we were putting bazuka stuff on it so we didn't have to apply plasters. Dh had over applied it the one day he helped so she had a big circle of dead skin. Dd is making such a fuss whenever I try to file the dried gel away so today I got cross and pulled it.

The big ring came away fine, left a ring of new (tender) skin but the centre of the varruca was raised and looked like that would come away, so I saw an end to the nightly trauma of having to file her toe.

So I pulled.

Looked fine for a second, the verruca had come away. Then the bleeding started. Dh (a medic) thinks it was a small arterial bleed. He managed to stop it and bind it up.

Then he reminds me that dd is in a dancing show and has to dance every day for next 5 days :-( I'm feeling so sad sad sad

Handywoman Sat 20-Oct-12 22:05:05

Ooops. Well we all make mistakes! How painful is it? Will she be able to dance? I guess not? Maybe some humble pie and a consolation trip to the cinema or somesuch? At least the nightly bazuka trauma is over!!!!!!

HW x

Have put her to be bandaged up. Will have to assess damage in the morning.sad

mariammma Sat 20-Oct-12 22:15:48

Ah, just blame the daddy wink

Strongecoffeeismydrug Sat 20-Oct-12 22:20:46

Awww we all mess up sometimes,i admire your ability to have left it so long (I would have whipped it off ages ago)
But I'm a bit evil smile when it comes to scabs ect

coff33pot Sat 20-Oct-12 23:19:52

Dont panic! You can get cushioned toe/finger protectors in Boots or another chemist. Just put a little bit of gauze around the area incase it weeps but the cushion should make it dance worthy smile

Mariemama - he should take some of the blame! given the choice between an ambulance technician and a blind person with one working hand (and not the dominant one!) Who should have been performing the "surgery" hmm

TirednessKills Sun 21-Oct-12 08:58:57

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

She danced this morning without complaint!

Phew! grin

(have also butchered myself removing a verruca and couldn't walk properly for a few days.... But it looks like she is made of tougher stuff than I am)

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