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Articles of Faith Variant Nomofungusumungus!

Mark S. Bernhardt, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(1):58. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2010.344.
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This latest addition to my “Articles of Faith” series represents folk and home remedies for fungal infections of the skin. When researching this topic, I was struck by how many recommendations there were for modern materials. Sure, there's still room for organic remedies like the perennial favorite apple cider vinegar, but the number of synthetic products inspired me to create a Godzilla-like, postnuclear mutant (Figure). Behold: Nomofungusumungus! It's somehow comforting to know that those scattered survivors of the rapidly approaching end times will be able to find the necessary cures for their apocalyptic athlete's foot in their devastated convenience stores.

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Cap, yogurt; ears, tea tree oil; head, Listerine; nose, nail polish; eyes and arms, Absorbine Jr; tail, Windex; body, Clorox bleach; and legs: apple cider and white vinegars.

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