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01 March 2011

Fish spa pedicures investigated for spreading infection

Fish spa pedicures have become a popular alternative to exfoliation, but officials say they are now investigating the pampering treatment on concerns it may spread infection.

Fish spa pedicures have become a popular alternative to exfoliation in recent years, but health officials say they are now investigating the pampering treatment following concerns that it may spread infection.

The HPA said it would assess all of the latest evidence on risks before issuing guidelines for the spa treatment.

 
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