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HomeHealthFears Fish Foot Spa Pedicures Could Spread HIV And Hepatitis C

Fears Fish Foot Spa Pedicures Could Spread HIV And Hepatitis C

Fish foot spa pedicures could spread diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C, health experts have warned.

The government’s Health Protection Agency said those with diabetes, psoriasis or a weak immune system are particularly vulnerable and should not take part in the beauty craze at all.

In new guidance to be published today, they said the risk of infection for users of the increasingly popular treatment, in which dozens of tiny fish nibble dead skin from customers’ feet, is ‘low but could not be completely excluded’.

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