Quotation in “Medical myths: Duct tape useless on warts despite what ‘Dr Google’ says”

Dr Michael Tam was interviewed and quoted in an article on medical myths, published in The Sunday Telegraph (The Daily Telegraph) , by Jack Morphet. (PDF)


DUCT tape has joined a grocery bag bulging with common products whose sup­posed healing powers have been outed as medical myths.

The ubiquitous, usually grey, tape sits beside apple cider vinegar, cranberry juice, yoghurt and orange juice as a modern-day folk remedy.

Dr Google is full of the powers of duct tape — complete with step-by-step instructions — to magically get rid of that most unsightly of skin complaints, the wart.

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