After a recent New York Times article on the amazing benefits of coffee, this article my friend and colleague Emergency Physician Dr. Michael Miller sent me by Shimamoto et al made me more excited than the last Game of Thrones season premiere. But is it true?
Monthly Archive: June 2015
Before becoming a doctor, I never knew so many people walked around every day wondering if some part of their body was infected. Ever since medical school, my family, friends, and (sometimes) strangers alike seem to want to show me their random, often disturbing body parts, and want to know if they have an infection. Once a stranger in an elevator tore off his shirt to show me his recent surgical incision.
I have seen people put just about everything on their scrapes. Yes, everything. This includes bleach and semen. To be specific, it was a combination of bleach and semen in a 1:1 ratio. It did not work and I would recommend you avoid such a concoction unless you are into that sort of thing.