corn plaster


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corn plaster

40% salicylic acid incorporated within adhesive plaster mass; used, with caution, to macerate and denature plantar focal hyperkeratosis; it should not to be used on less robust skin, or where risk of possible tissue breakdown should be avoided (i.e. avoid use in patients with diabetes, reduced peripheral circulation, skin infections, dermatoses, sensory neuropathy, those taking steroid medications, or generalized foot or systemic pathology)
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Corns can be treated with corn plasters - they contain salicylic acid, which softens and breaks down the hard skin, which can then be removed with an emery board or pumice stone.
Corn plasters, bunion pads and then we MIGHT just get a smile out of her.
PREVENT MARKS ON WALLS When hanging a picture, put corn plasters on the corners at the back and you will prevent it leaving any marks on the wall.
but it's even going on at the local pharmacy now - adverts for corn plasters and mouthwash mixing with top tunes.
The Elastoplast footcare range also includes: corn plasters, Bunion plasters, Corn Relief Pads, Refreshing Deodorant For Feet Spray and Moisturising Footcream and is available from all good chemists and supermarkets for the health of the nation's feet.
However, SSL insisted yesterday that it was "business as usual" for the group, which makes goods ranging from condoms to corn plasters.
New presenter Tyrone Tom is about as talented as a bag of chips and I'd rather munch on used corn plasters than watch 'Uncle Hugo' bounce up and down like a hairy yo-yo.
DONCASTER'S press room is presided over by Mary and Sheila-two redoubtable local ladies approaching late middle-age, who dispense tea to the hacks while maintaining a ceaseless flow of chat, covering everything from what will win the day's big race to the price of corn plasters.
SSL, which also makes corn plasters and catheters, will create 90 posts by switching work to a new facility at Peterlee, County Durham.
I will have corn plasters and free ankle rubs for the first wave of march vets.
I'd hoped I'd be lucky enough to find a box of cannabis corn plasters.
Table 75: Footcare Products' Volume Sales through Pharmacies in the UK: Annual Market Estimates for 2003 through 2008 in Millions of Units for Preventative Footcare, Wart/Corn/ Verruca Removers, Antifungals, Foot Shoe Deodorants, Corn Plasters, Foot Powder, Foot Bath Products, and Others 139