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Offline Jim Allen

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Hemorrhoid Cream Death
« on: April 17, 2024, 12:12:51 pm »

By Vanessa Etienne - Published on April 16, 2024

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that a Sacramento woman purchased a hemorrhoid ointment from Vietnam, called Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu​​ (Castor Oil Hemorrhoid Extract), through a Facebook ad. A relative then shipped the product to her from Vietnam.

The woman later died of severe lead poisoning. After testing the ointment, the CDPH found that the product contained 4% lead, a “highly dangerous amount.”

According to California's Calaveras County Public Health, the ointment has been marketed primarily through Vietnamese Facebook groups as a “miracle” treatment for hemorrhoids with suggested intra-rectal application.
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Re: Hemorrhoid Cream Death
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2024, 03:15:18 pm »

          ojo.             Omg!!… here in the United States some people are having problems for using Botox (fake)… thanks for sharing Jim …hugs

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Re: Hemorrhoid Cream Death
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2024, 08:28:59 pm »
Wow that is really bizarre. I hope there is some sort of prosecution against the company selling toxic products. As a consumer, it is def buyer beware if you are purchasing from unreliable sources.

As my doctor once told me, “think before you buy, and never ever buy sushi from a gas station”
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