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MySQL Unique Index & Prevention of Inserting Duplicate Records

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Say, I have a table in MySQL 5.1 with certain indexes that are unique. When I do an insert query, I wish to prevent record duplication & hence the indexes. The stored procedure I have created needs to be run on occasion, more than once in order to fix up any errors.

When an insert query is executed for the second time, I get an error message that the data already exits. This is naturally expected. How can  I suppress this error message from displaying?

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