Check out our summertime medical myth series:
#5 - Does scratching a bug bite make it worse?
#4 - Is a shotglass full of sunscreen too much?
#3 - Can you spread poison ivy?
#2 - Do you need to wait 30 minutes before swimming after eating?
#1 - Does chewing gum last 7 years in your stomach?
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Double board certified surgeon Dr. D.J. Verret hosts this daily feature testing the common medical myths. Learn more about Dr. Verret.
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