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margaret McCartney would do well to remember a recent Minerva warning
2008;336:728 (29 March), doi:10.1136/bmj.39525.399132.80) of the perils of
threading: the phenomenon of autoinnoculation of the human papilloma
along the line of the threading material. The embarassment of hair removal
full public view may be a lesser one than that of warts on her eyebrows.
the author has had her eyebrows
shaped by many methods, but no
longer chooses threading