#Woman_left_with_massive_hole_in_her_nose_after_using_herbal_treatment_she_thought_would_cure #skin_cancer (Graphic photos)

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A woman has revealed her horrific wounds after being left with a gaping hole in her nose when she left a herbal treatment she thought would cure her skin cancer. The patient rubbed black salve – an ointment which burns skin tissue – onto her face and forehead after opting to ‘go the natural route’.
But the treatment backfired disastrously within just a few days when green scabs appeared as the salve ate away at her skin.
The damage became even more severe after the continued destruction of skin tissue left a gaping crater in her nose.
The hole became so bad she was able to draw air through it.

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The woman shared her story through a video on the World’s Greatest Medical YouTube channel which has now been viewed by more than three-and-a-half million people.
Black salve was more commonly used in the early 1900s on moles and scars.
The U.S.Food and Drug Administration has listed it as a ‘fake cancer treatment’ and is currently trying to ban it.
Describing her ordeal she said the alternative treatment had left her ‘sickened and freaked out’. “Understandably, as you can imagine, I am sickened and freaked out by my personal revelation – that the salve went completely through my nose down to my nasal passages.”

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Dr Erin McMeniman, a dermatologist in Brisbane told Mail Online : “I think black salve is used a lot more commonly than we realise.
“Patients are often quite secretive about where they get it from, but dermatologists often end up seeing cases where there are major complications.

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“Most commonly the tumour is not adequately treated and then 12 months later it’s still growing beneath the scar the cancema [black salve] has produced.”

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Source: Mail Online

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