I mention this, to which they reply "yeah but it grew back. It was 3am and I'd been on duty in the Emergency since 8am. I was exhausted. A well dressed man came in with his 8 year old, healthy looking, son. I asked him what was the problem. He said, "Well, I was at a wedding and it occurred to me that my son is a little short.
Can you give him something right now to make him taller? Sxhpott1 Report. During a yearly check-up the doc was concerned about my weight. I promised him I'd do better and next year I would be back down to a healthy weight. Maybe a week or so later my doc saw me at a local pub with a plate of hot wings in front of me and a pint of beer. He was a bro and didn't say anything but I could see the look of disappointment in his eyes. As part of the work up he gets an abdominal X-ray which shows the problem as clear as day.
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The colleague has then proceeded to remove, from the patients rectum, an 8 inch replica of Nelson's Column the statue in the centre of Trafalgar Square, London On showing it to the patient, the response was "Oh that's Nelson, he lives up there. AberrantConductor Report. So, not a doctor but I work at a hospital.
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They genuinely thought it was a good idea to go to accident and emergency to have their fake nails taken off and redone because they had gotten too long and become uncomfortable. TheEwokApocalypse Report. Me: is there any chance you could be pregnant? Patient: definitely not. Me: are you sexually active? Patient: yes. Me: what is your preferred method of birth control? Patient: nothing Me: smh. Teenage male patient came in to the clinic with his girlfriend because he was growing breasts with milk production.
Not a doctor but a nurse. I once walked into my patient's room responding to his call light. He had an accident and peed on the floor on the way to the bathroom and was now laying in bed stark naked calling for me. His wife, I guess oblivious to all this, was just dancing in the pee. Like eyes closed, hands over her head, hips swaying.
In a puddle of her husbands pee. They were really a bizarre couple. Elephantcookies Report. Answered the bed alarm for a 90 year old this evening. Nurse: "Where are you going? Me too. Ophthalmologist here. Told patient he needed reading glasses which he didn't believe.
I explained that everyone develops presbyopia eventually. I work in the ER. We had a very pregnant patient come in needing stitches in her vagina.
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She sat down while showing a house and sure enough, it broke and cut her up pretty bad. The other day I had a lb, 50 year old patient who hadn't pooped in she claims 6 days. So I gave her all kinds of things to make her go and the moment comes when she feels the urge. She's too heavy and unable to do things on her own so she asked for a bedpan.
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When she turned to her side, stool the size and shape of a small baby or big burrito slid out and I caught it. I looked up at the aide and down at the baby sized poo and back at the aide and did my best not to laugh or make a sound. All I could think of is how I legit felt like I delivered a baby. Ashtem Report. Doc here. I had a guy with an ICD in place. For those who don't know, it basically shocks your heart if it goes into a funny rhythm.
He would regularly come into the hospital to have it turned off because he would do a ton of cocaine and the thing would keep firing due to his high heart rate.
I told him not to do cocaine. He kept doing cocaine. As a self-diagnosing patient One day notice a white, hard, jagged object protruding from my back gum. Can't believe I'm having a tooth come in, especially since I'm 23 and had my wisdom teeth taken out years ago. Go to the dentist to get some X-rays annnnd it turns out to be a piece of a tortilla chip. Not a doctor, but I regularly have people come in for eye examinations because 'when I take my glasses of things are blurry'.
Often these aren't passing comments during the exam, but the main reason for their visit to the clinic. Do you have any medical conditions? What medications are you on? Proceeds to name at least 10 medications. MistbornShardbearer Report. Med student here, but I have had two winners. When discussing a precancerous skin lesion on a patient, they opted to use their "laser ray" instead of classic treatment.
It was a cancer laser ray that was bought online. It also apparently had "frequencies for arthritis". They insisted that the vibratory frequency can be tuned to destroy cancer cells, just like a trained singer may be able to use her voice to break a crystal glass. The patient did not believe that cancer cells and regular cells would have the same frequency.
Another patient insisted that his cancer had been properly treated at home with baking soda he gave me a website like phkillscancer. The patient also had with them a surgery report in which it appears their baking soda consumption resulted in buildup of abnormal calcium in the wall of the stomach, which had to be removed. LatrodectusGeometric Report.
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Oh, wait, our insurance companies do that, too. Was working at a clinic. I was speaking with a non-controlled diabetic patient about her sugar intake and she said she drinks a 32 oz soda everyday. I ask her if it's regular or diet and she replies with "It's half-regular.
I let the ice melt first so there isn't as much sugar in it". Sorry but that isn't how it works. Friskypharmer Report. The guy was just rubbing his penis against her leg and ejaculating on her thigh. What's the problem? Do you have any sores or anything? A 32 year old grown man asked me if the hot spells he was experiencing at night meant he was going through menopause.
Scene: The operating room. Me: We have the surgical equipment, the heart-lung machine, antibiotics, and the replacement heart valve on hand. Patient: You wait until now to figure this stuff out? Dr Marc Gillinov Report. I once had the daughter of one of my patients march up to the nursing station, slam the vitals chart down on the desk and yell at me "How dare you say my mother stinks" I'm utterly puzzled by this as no-one had said anything of the sort and ask the daughter to explain what she meant, she grabs the chart, points to the row of "BO's" recorded on it and shouts "Here you even had the nerve to write it down" I explained that "BO" meant Bowels Open not body odour before escaping to the staff room to laugh my head off.
Patient was a young child who came in with an extremely high Blood Glucose level.
Once she was stable we did some teaching and kept her for a few days for observation. For some reason every-time I checked her, her levels would be extremely high although we were appropriately treating her.
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Turns out her family would bring her fast food for every meal and hide it in the side table. More teaching and resources were put into place. It's tragic when parents cannot parent because their kid will get upset. If you don't love your child enough to say no, why have children?