You and Your Wart

Wart Removal

Treatment: “Rub bacon fat on your warts then hang them in the sun to dry. As the fat melts away, so do your warts” Sir Francis Bacon In this age of lasers and high-powered wizardry that has become modern medicine, perhaps nothing humbles a dermatologist more than the simple wart.

When Too Much Hand Washing Hurts

Too Much Hand Washing

Parents, teachers and daycare providers, in following the guidelines for keeping the flu at bay, may be unwittingly causing a bigger problem. I began to see them a few years ago. Children with red, swollen hands, littered with bleeding cracks and scales. “We are supposed to sing Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star and not stop washing our […]