just used teething gel that's 5 years out of date

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  1. bumpy_j

    bumpy_j Well-Known Member

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    my landlady fished out some anbesol out of the cupboard because i couldn't find his bonjela, couldn't find an expiry date so asked her if it was okay - she said she reckoned it would be fine so went ahead and put some on joels gums

    then found the date afterwards and it's 5 years gone :dohh:

    is it still 'safe' to use? whether it's ineffective i'm not too worried about it's more just the potential side effects if any

    found his bonjela too secs later aswell :blush:
     
  2. honey08

    honey08 mum2two boys/2mc

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    i wudnt use it x
     
  3. bumpy_j

    bumpy_j Well-Known Member

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    i wont use it again cos i found the bonjela since i'm just worried cos i've already used it once
     
  4. honey08

    honey08 mum2two boys/2mc

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    aahh right, i think it shud be ok , ive no idea tho :? sorry xx
     
  5. Babushka99

    Babushka99 Well-Known Member

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    could you ask nhs direct?
     
  6. Cat lady

    Cat lady Well-Known Member

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    I personally wouldnt worry, its only lidocaine, it tends to become less effective with age but wont poison him.
    xxx
     
  7. lauren10

    lauren10 1 DD, 1 angel & pregnant!

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    Even if there was some bacteria in it, think of all the other things they put in their mouths...the spit will kill it :)
     

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