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Actual Things Doctors Have Had to Tell Their Patients

1. A young couple came in, both upset and confused about the fact that the woman had become pregnant. They stressed the fact that they were on birth control, specifically they were on the pill.

However, before I could say anything, the boyfriend quietly took me aside and explained to me that he had been taking the pill instead of his girlfriend because “she had a weak stomach and couldn’t take pills…”

2. A patient came in for an STD check. She was very upset and continued to stress the fact that she only ever had one partner.

“And even if my boyfriend is sleeping with other people, it shouldn’t matter,” said the patient. “My boyfriend uses a condom every time and makes sure to wash it thoroughly after every use.”

The ER nurse asked the patient what she meant when she said her boyfriend “washes it every time”. The patient explained that her boyfriend washed the same old condom with hot water and soap before he used it. Every time.

I had to kindly explain to a grown woman that condoms are a one-time use product. She had no clue.

3. These weren’t patients of mine, but I once overheard the following conversation in the waiting room:

Man 1: My daughter is allergic to wheat.

Man 2: So she can’t eat bread or anything?

Man 1: We only give her white bread.

Man 2: Oh yeah, I guess bread only has wheat if it says it on there. Like whole wheat or whatever.

Man 1: Yeah, I guess.

Man 2: So can she eat pizza?

Man 1: Only cheese pizza.

4. A lady had to have her foot amputated and was given waiver forms to sign pre-op. The patient is asked if she needs time to think about her decision. She’s surprisingly calm and nonchalant, she doesn’t seem to care much about what they do to her limb.

The doctor gets suspicious and probes a bit further, asking why she’s not more concerned. The patient says she understands that they have to operate, but that “it’s okay because the foot will grow back.”

The doctor had to explain to the woman that she is not, in fact, a salamander and that limbs do not grow back in humans.

5. More than one patient has come into my vet’s office complaining about their dog’s chest.

One man thought his male dog’s nipples were giant blood-sucking ticks. He actually tried poking at them and lightly pulling on them, complaining that “they are impossible to remove…”

A woman also came in complaining that her dog had “huge tumors” growing on its chest. Nope. Again, just nipples.

6. My favorite patient story is particularly funny because I’m not actually a doctor. I have a PhD in Fine Arts, but apparently lots of people think that just because I have a DOCTORATE of Philosophy, it means they can ask me about their disgusting medical issues…

I can NOT prescribe you medication, and I will NOT look at your rash.

7. I once had a meeting with a patient about their diet and nutritional intake. I ended up having to explain to this person that, no, Coca-cola is NOT in fact a vegetable. Just because it says “contains vegetable extracts” on the side of a can of Coke does not mean it can count as one of your “five veggies a day…”

8. Paramedic here, I have had to inform numerous people that pouring Gatorade into the mouth of unresponsive diabetics is not a good idea…

9. I’m a registered nurse, not a doctor, but here’s the story:

Patient was a newly diagnosed diabetic who needed to be taught how to inject insulin. So the diabetes educator did the good old routine of taking an orange, drawing up insulin, then injecting it into the orange. He then made the patient repeat this practice routine a few times.

The patient goes home, etc. He comes back in a week and his blood sugar is out of control. They ask him if he’s been taking his insulin and he goes “of course.” So they decide to ask him to demonstrate how he injects insulin. The patient goes “sure, I just need an orange.”

At this point I started face palming hard because I know where this one is heading. But of course they got him a orange and a vial of insulin with a syringe. So the guy draws up the insulin correctly, takes the syringe, injects it into the orange, and then says “and then I eat the orange.”

At this point I had to walk out because I nearly lost my shit right there…

10. My best friend’s mom is a nurse at a hospital in an area with a lot of gang activity. More than once, she has had to explain to the family of her deceased patients that you can’t get a brain transplant after getting shot in the head. Or at all really.

11. Not a doctor, but a good friend of mine is. He once told that he had to explain to one of his patients that regular bandaids do not cure anything at all, but just cover up a wound. The patient in question had tried to cure her recently diagnosed Type-II diabetes by sticking bandaids all over herself…

12. Another lady I was seeing for clinicals was diabetic, and she would come in every week with stupid high blood sugar levels (250-560ish), not knowing why they were so high.

She kept a record of everything she ate, and all her food intake seemed fine. One day, her husband came with her, which was weird, and he ninja slipped me a note while shaking my hand. It read, “Ask her about the Quiktrip slushies. She doesn’t believe me that they have sugar in them.” So I asked her if she was having any soda, lemonade, tea, ice cream, shakes or slushies, and she told me, like a light bulb had gone off in her head, “Well, I have been drinking about 3 of the 48oz Quiktrip slushies every day for awhile now. They’re just so good! And they arn’t food or drink, they’re slushies! So they don’t have any sugar in them, and I don’t need to record them!” It was so hard to convince her that those are so full of sugar it isn’t even funny.

But seriously. 3 a day on a type 2 diabetic. It was one of the stupidest things I have ever heard in my life.

13. I’m doing counseling in an STI testing clinic.

I had to explain to a young gay couple that if they both tested negative for HIV and don’t cheat on each other, that they could not get infected with HIV out of nowhere. They seemed to think that unprotected gay sex spontaneously generates an HIV infection.

14. I’m not an M.D. but I am an eye doctor. Recently, I had to tell a patient that no, you should not attempt to continue wearing a contact lens that was dropped in the damn toilet! Maybe that’s where your eye infection came from?

15. A woman came in for a well baby check with her 6 month old and she had what looked like chocolate milk in the baby’s bottle. The doctor started explaining to her as kindly as he could that she shouldn’t be giving her baby chocolate milk, at which point she interrupts him and says “oh that isn’t chocolate milk. Its coffee! He just loves it!”

12 Hilarious Comics That Illustrate The Reality Of Owning A Cat

Cats are sweet, loving, and at times rather bizarre creatures. They’ve been a part of our lives for thousands of years and were at times worshiped as gods. They clearly haven’t forgotten this.

Creative cat owners are always creating media relating to their cats, and webcomics are among the most popular. They really nail weird cat behavior on the head. They’re social, antioscial, and just plain strange sometimes.

Enjoy.

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H/T: Bored Panda / Higher Perspectives

There Is A Mannequin In This Mexican Bridal Shop That Might Be Actually Be A Corpse

Have you ever walked into a clothing store, only to be frightened by a very scary mannequin? We’ve all been there, I swear those things come alive at night, which makes this story very, very nightmarish. 

A reddit user shared a story about a mannequin in a bridal shop in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. The shop “La Popular” has a mannequin in their front window that is rumored to not be a mannequin at all, but an embalmed corpse. 

The story goes like this: The original owner of the shop had a daughter named Pascualita. The daughter died on her wedding day. The mom mummified her deceased daughter so Pascualita could always be dressed in wedding gowns and exhibited at the front of the store.

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The owners are rumoured to change the mannequin’s dress quite often, but nobody ever sees it happen. Only the owner and certain employees are allowed to dress and undress her. 

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The scariest part about Pascualita? Her hands…

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Some people go as far as to leave candles, gifts, and pray in front of the window, as the mannequin is believed to be a sort-of “saint” when it comes to love related issues. She is also rumored to change positions throughout the night. 

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Source: reddit Via Diply

She Picks Up Her Puppy. The Noise He Makes? I’m In Tears From Laughing!!

It’s usually babies who make those little sounds and noises every parent loves to hear, but this time it’s a cute husky puppy who’s talking up a storm!

The second Mom picks up little Ramsey, he turns into a big ole chatterbox — and the baby noises coming out of his mouth leave her in a fit of hysterics. As you can see, Ramsey’s family (including their much bigger dog) is ecstatic over their new discovery — this fur baby is not only adorable, he’s also brilliant!

Huskies are known for being one of the most talkative and verbal breeds, able to put their howls and yelps to use in order to convey different emotions. Sometimes it’s as if they can pick up words and translate them into their own type of “dog-speak.”

It’s so cute, I can hardly stand it. I love it when I see people and their dogs enjoying each other so much!

Via: Little Things

What do you think little Ramsey is trying to say? Let us know, and please SHARE this precious moment with your friends on Facebook!

They LOOK Adorable, But When They Begin Dancing, The Judges Were In Total DISBELIEF!

Generally, kids in talent competitions hope to get by just by being tiny and cute. But every so often we’ll see kids who completely leave us stunned.

Below we see two little artists totally stun us with their amazing dance moves. The kid, Yuta, is seven years of age, while his lovable dance partner, Karina, is only six. What these two dancers can do is really, really tough for any kid to pull off. I Know I’ve never seen a little kid do anything this before!

 Via: Quickmeme

Something You Never Realized About The Joker. Mind Blown.

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The following theory, written by /u/generalzee, suggests that everything you thought you knew about The Joker was actually wrong. This is so crazy that it might actually be true.


Joker, although a lying psychopath, is actually the hero in The Dark Knight. Before the Joker, Gotham was a mess. Entire sections of the city were closed off due to madness, organized crime ran rampant, and the majority of important city officials were wildly corrupt. The city even tolerated a renegade vigilante who ran around wearing a rubber suit (Okay, special armor and carbon fiber, but they don’t know that).

Along comes the Joker and by the end of a very short time, almost all organized crime was eliminated, many corrupt officials were imprisoned or dead, and the city’s Vigilante even went into hiding for 8 years. This was all part of Joker’s masterfully executed plan.

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Everyone must realize that Joker, despite his claim otherwise, really was “The Man With The Plan” throughout the entire film. The very first thing we see Joker do is rob a mafia controlled bank, eliminating the entire team of expert bank robbers who helped him pull it off. Of course, the robbery wasn’t about the money, it was about luring Lau out of hiding, preferably with all the major crime families’ collective money.

This works beautifully, and as Joker predicts, Batman goes to Hong Kong to “Extradite” Lau. Now Lau is in a safe place which Joker can, amazingly, access with ease. This of course is all just the plot of the film, but Joker is playing it amazingly, murdering key criminals and corrupt officials that could help insulate those at the top. Dent actually argues FOR insulating the men on the top in the interest of cleaning the streets of lower-level goons, but Joker knows that won’t work in the long-term.

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At this point we honestly just have 3 men battling for Gotham’s “soul” (as Joker puts it), but Dent and Bruce Wayne are simply playing into Joker’s greater plan. This even extends to Joker’s threats to destroy a hospital. With Batman and Gordon’s help, Joker helps them root out corrupt police officials. Dent even kills some of those officials later in the film.

Gordon’s promotion, too, did a major service to Gotham. I think a lot of people take the Joker’s clapping during Gordon’s promotion scene to be sarcastic, but I actually think that Joker believed in Gordon, one of the few officers on the force who was truly incorruptible.

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So now Joker has a pretty clear path to getting rid of the Organized Crime problem and the corrupt officials problem, but the Vigilante problem remains. As we saw at the beginning of the film, Batman was inspiring other vigilantes, and a society cannot stand when each man takes his own justice. This symbol of fear and unbridled vengeance, as Joker sees it, needs to be stopped, but not Killed. If he were killed, he would just be a martyr, and his symbol would live on. Of course, since Dent was a far better symbol for the city, he would make a far better martyr.

I don’t know if Joker actually intended for Harvey to be so physically scarred by the explosion from which Batman saved him, but I am certain that he wanted Harvey to feel the full pain of Rachel’s death, which is why he purposely tells Batman to go to the wrong address. He knows what Rachel’s death would do to Harvey psychologically, and that Batman would eventually have no choice but to kill Harvey. This breaks Batman psychologically, and also makes him a villain, a true villain, the kind that abandons his own principles. Batman now has no choice but to disappear, leaving his memory to fade into something of urban legend by the time The Dark Knight Rises begins.

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When we pick up in the next film we see a defeated Bruce Wayne who had retired 8 years prior. The city was safe and peaceful (until Bane shows up), and doesn’t need constant vigilante justice to keep it safe. Joker shows Batman the error of his ways, but does so in a totally devastating way.

Even the display with the two boats at the film’s climax only served to prove to the people of Gotham that they wouldn’t turn on each other. He proved that there was good even in the most supposedly despicable of Gotham’s inmates.

In the end Gotham is actually clean. But it wasn’t because of Harvey, who died too soon to do any good, except as a martyr. And it wasn’t because of Batman, who (after the events of the second film) was ostracized and treated like the violent vigilante that he truly is.

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Gotham was safe because the Joker had cleaned up the streets. He eliminated the corrupt police, he destroyed organized crime financially, he uplifted Gotham’s spirit, and he even got rid of the flying pest that had been corrupting Gotham ever since he declared himself its protector.

You Can Remove Tourists From Your Photos With This Simple Camera Trick

Whenever someone comes back from a vacation and wants you to look at their photos, you probably groan a little on the inside. (Yes, you do.) But why is that? Well, it might have to do with the fact that pretty much all travel photos look exactly the same. You know, the slightly crooked shots of landmarks, the stiffly posed group shots in front of vistas, the unflattering “candid” shots of people blinking and chewing. No thanks.

When you travel, you might feel the urge to share your journey with others. That’s natural. So, if you’re going to share your photos with people, make sure you do it right by taking some seriously awesome shots.

You can experiment by taking photos at different times of day for different light qualities.

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If you want to take pictures of people, please ask first.

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It’s also a good idea to carry an instant film camera. That way, you can share your photos with people right there!

Get rid of obnoxious tourists.

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If you’re in a touristy area, you might find your perfect shot plagued with backpacks, maps, cameras, and that one guy taking photos with his iPad (you know that guy), but there’s actually an easy way to clear a room using your camera and Photoshop. Please don’t attempt to clear any rooms physically.

The video below, put together by the Cooperative of Photography, has some very simple tricks for upping your photography game. They cover everything from keeping your camera safe from damage and theft, to backing up your images, and of course, all the possibilities of shooting the photos.

This quick video shows you how to get some seriously awesome shots wherever you go.

YouTube / COOPH via viralnova

Now that you’re a pro, you’ll be able to shoot beautiful, dynamic images anywhere in the world. If you’re self-conscious about anything, just put on some sunglasses and tell people you’re shooting for a magazine. You can learn even more photography tricks on the Cooperative of Photography’s YouTube channel, which aims to teach good photography habits to everyone.

20 Pictures of Cute Kids who fell asleep anywhere! Anytime!

Kids when fresh and happy can do anything around your house. They jump, roll, skip, yell, laugh or anything they want. But once their battery is down, they sleep anywhere, literally! Here you will see 20 pictures and will feel envy of how kids don’t care when they need rest .

 

1. They don’t care if they are comfortable or not. They just sleep!

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2. She really wanted to sleep more before breakfast.

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3. She is tired of shopping now.

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4. Long trips means sleep in your car.

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5. Santa Claus was too late so this child fell asleep on Christmas Eve.

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6. Tried hard to go up on the couch, but slept in the middle.

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7. Is he really sleeping in this painful position?

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8. They are definitely tired!

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9. She found it comfortable than her bed.

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10. Wow! Sleeping while standing!

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11. Like father like son!

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12. He found it interesting to sleep under his bed.

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13. Hilarious! She is literally sleeping there.

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14. He ate too much of jam, and was too full!

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15. Yes I can sleep anywhere in my house!

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16. Aww he really found a cosy place for him to sleep!

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17. Mama please be there with your baby, he needs you!

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18. Oh there…!

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19. The soft and furry dog made him sleep comfortably!

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20. This baby definitely don’t care of anybody. Not even his father!

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H/T: Million Pictures

The Best Irish Joke Ever. This Is Gold.

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She Places A Headband On Her Head And Folds Her Hair In. When She Removes It In Morning? Stunning

Love curly hair? If you do, then you’re probably familiar with all the usual tools and tricks… hot rollers, curling irons, blow-dry brushes, and all that thing you saw on TV that’s now collecting dust in your closet. Well, here’s one other trick to add to your hairstyling arsenal and it doesn’t use hair that can damage your precious hair. Aunie Sauce posted a tutorial video on a very clever no-heat curls technique that she calls the Friar Tuck. It involves winding your hair around a regular stretchy hairband and she provides a few more guidelines: your hair should be completely dry when you do this, wrap your hair in a silk scarf if you hair tends to fall out easily and use two headbands if you have really long hair. Aunie also suggests using Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Texturizing Spray and Suave dry shampoo. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Via: Metaspoon

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