Volume 16 - Issue 4 - April 2008

 Several months ago, one of my family practice patients came to see me for his “toenail fungus problem.” The patient said to me, “Doc, I’ve tried all of these different things I’ve heard people say and nothing has worked. My neighbor told me a banana peel worked for her toes.” I looked down at his feet to see that he had wrapped a banana peel around all the toes on both feet, which he had secured with duct tape and rubber bands. He said he’d had this contraption on for a day so far, but was willing to do it for “several weeks if nece