It is amazing what patients can hide….under their clothes

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You know I think that sometimes when I am trying to get a history from a patient it is like climbing Mount Everest.

All their answers sound like ‘No doc, I have no problems’.

Well then, if you really have no medical problems what the hell are you doing in the ER????

A few days ago I had such a case…..every answer was an emphatic…..NO!!!!

I go to do a physical examination on the patient only to find she had a mastectomy (removal of breast) due to breast cancer.
Then she tells me, ‘Oh by the way doc, I am being treated for mets to my lung’

Alrighty then…..SMH.

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