Thursday, January 18, 2018

12 Doctors Reveal The Stupidest Things Patients Have Come In For

12 Doctors Reveal The Stupidest Things Patients Have Come In For

As if being a doctor wasn't challenging enough, those who accept the call to work in emergency medicine often have it about as hard as it gets. We're already talking about a high-stress job that can mean the difference between life and death, but add in the crowding common in emergency rooms and the unpredictable hours, and we've got a situation many of us really don't want to be in.

Still, it's perfect for someone who's always looking for new challenges because people have a way of injuring themselves in ways some of us couldn't imagine. Of course, some of those cases are going to be more serious than others. It's natural to be worried when it feels like something is wrong, but in some cases, it seems like some folks expect doctors to be the make-everything-better fairy.

Naturally, we'd want to hear about some of the worst offenders here, and some doctors were more than happy to satisfy our curiosity by sharing their stories on reddit. Today, we're going to look at 12 of the craziest ones.

Be sure to SHARE this and help your friends feel a little better about their most panicky moments.

1. One patient dealt with a year of "electric shocks" before learning what static electricity is.

Apparently, his work suit and rubber-soled shoes kept giving him little jolts, so the doctor recommended changing his shoes. This didn't seem to satisfy the patient, who asked why the doctor couldn't treat his condition.

As the doc put it, "Unfortunately I have no power to change the laws of physics"

2. One ER doctor had a patient come because his sleep was of "poor quality."

Not only is this not an emergency, but he only seemed concerned after an app on his iPhone told him this.

3. A well-dressed man came in at three in the morning to ask the impossible.

In the man's words, "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?"

Doctors will hear pretty much everything, but surely that has to be a new one. 

4. One woman called 911 to report a murder and was about as mistaken as you can get.

When EMTs responded, they found out the "victim" was actually a log with a jacket over it, and the woman was very drunk.

While this was a whole lot of nothing, sometimes you can have a real emergency for the dumbest reason possible.

5. One patient came in with a pitchfork embedded in his thigh.

How did that happen?

He and his friend were using their skateboards to joust with them. 

6. One patient called an emergency surgeon because her daughter's farts smelled too bad.

Somehow, the doctor was apparently able to keep a straight face through the whole thing.

7. It seemed nobody wanted to deal with one teenaged girl's problem.

An OB-GYN examined her for vaginal bleeding and discovered she was only having her first period. The problem was that the patient's mom had gone to the ER, who then called this doctor for a consult.

In other words, it hadn't occurred to any of them that the girl could be having her period. 

8. A burn unit received a patient who was airlifted in for what looked like a bad tan.

The wound amounted to a few blisters on their leg, but another hospital sent them on a $50,000 helicopter ride anyway. Since the patient was apparently screaming for pain medication the whole time, our reddit doc suspected the other ER was trying to get rid of them.

9. One parent brought her nine-year-old to the ER because he didn't win an award.

More specifically, it was because he was upset that he didn't win an academic award at his school's ceremony. She said, "Talk to him or something, I can't deal with him." 

10. One patient learned the hard way that somebody cut corners when they made her new jeans.

Her hand had been slowly turning blue as the day went on, so she understandably worried that she might have a blood clot or blood pressure issue. What doctors found, however, was that the blue dye from her jeans had been bleeding onto her hand when she put it in her pocket.

11. We may never know what one patient's problem was.

He told the doctor he had "very mild" abdominal pain but that it had started "right now." In other words, after he had made the decision to go to the ER.

When the doctor asked him why he had come in the first place, he didn't seem to have an answer. We do know that he didn't relish waiting for 12 minutes to talk to a doctor, though.

I'd say I'm not sure what kind of wait times he's used to, but the whole situation is honestly one giant question mark.

12. One paramedic actually got a call from someone with a gerbil up their butt.

She didn't believe this was really something that happened, but sure enough, someone put the gerbil in a bottle and put the bottle into his anus. Thanks to suction from the bottle, he couldn't get it back out and the angry gerbil was moving around so much that he screamed, "Just kill me!"

We'll likely never know why he did this, but the paramedic couldn't stop laughing when it was over.

Don't forget to SHARE this and see if you can collect any other ridiculous ER stories.

24 Hidden Adult Jokes in Shows You Watched as a Kid

24 Hidden Adult Jokes in Shows You Watched as a Kid

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If you thought your innocent days of cartoon watching were the best days of your life, you may be right, but you're wrong about one thing: the innocence. You'll be shockingly surprised to find out that the cartoons that mini you used to enjoy on a daily basis were just full of adult humor dirty enough for adults, but subtle enough to fly over your little head completely. Looking back now as an adult whose brain is permanently in the gutter, you'll snort out your morning coffee at some of the jokes they managed to sneak by you without you having any knowledge of their existence.

1. This is one of those jokes you feel really bad for laughing at.

2. Ed, Edd and Eddy shared a lot more than just their name. Ew.

3. And this naughty note on the wall in Ed, Edd and Eddy.

Yes, it says "Do not touch yourself."

4. Ughhh no, no don't finger prints.

5. Oh, she went there.

6. How did we miss this classic prison joke? 

7. Ohhhhh.

8. THIS MAKES SO MUCH SENSE NOW.

9. When Buzz saw Jessie...this happened.

10. That moment you realize Dexter was more pimp than you thought when he hired this new "assistant"...

11. And his mom was...

12. The bus driver in Hocus Pocus is as creepy as he is witty. 

13. SpongeBob watches underwater adult movies...good thing he can soak up his own mess.

14. Rocko's modern life was a lot more modern than we think in terms of sexual orientation! you go, Rocko.

15. Grandpa was a little hippie.

16. Just jack it all.

17. Lonely space vixens after dark, eh Gramps?

18. Cow and Chicken literally had “carpet munchers” in their house.

19. Note: her face is nowhere near his face. The Road to El Dorado is paved with bad decisions.

His bro be like:

20. Ren and Stimpy was known for being dirty...but this is just...I don't even know. The inner child in me feels so uncomfortable.

21. This scene in Space Jam: 

Doctor to Patrick Ewing: Are there any other areas aside from basketball that you find yourself unable to perform?"

Patrick: NO!!!!!

22. Hawk Girl just owns Flash in an instant. 

23. Genie: “I thought the Earth wasn’t supposed to shake until the honeymoon”

24. This letter from Olga to Arnold just gives me the creeps.

Collage Source: 1)  reddit /u/ ehudros 2) Rebloggy 3) Dexters Lab

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Eyeshadow Looks That Are Inspired By Real Works Of Art

Eyeshadow Looks That Are Inspired By Real Works Of Art

Makeup is truly an art. If you really think about it, your face is a canvas. It's up to you to paint it and add an array of colors. One makeup artist definitely proves this point as she basically uses her eyelids as a canvas. She took some inspiration from some famous paintings, and she recreated these paintings on her eyelids. It is pretty amazing, to say the least. Keep reading to check this makeup artist's awesome skills! 

Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night is a famous painting that is loved by many!

I'm obsessed with it. 

How did she even do this? 

I can't even wing out my eyeliner! 

This is The Wave by Hokusai.

I can't wait to see how this translates on an eyelid. 

That detail, though! 

This is Van Gogh's painting called Almond Blossom.


It's so beautiful and serene. 

Whoa! 

This is truly amazing! How does one even recreate a look like this? 

What painting do you want her to recreate on her eyelid next? Comment to let us know! 

20 Interesting Things About Famous Conjoined Twins Abby And Brittany
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20 Interesting Things About Famous Conjoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel

I love a lot of things in life. But nothing quite as much as sitting down on the couch and watching TLC reality TV shows. I've seen them all! My Strange Addiction, Little People Big World, Say Yes to the Dressand Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. But I was absolutely obsessed with Abby & Brittany, the conjoined twins. They have such different personalities and they remind me of me and my sister when we're fighting over something really ridiculous. The show goes into depth about how they live their lives as conjoined twins but it doesn't show everything! Here's everything you need to know about Abby and Brittany Hensel!

1. As conjoined twins, they share a body but they have separate vital organs. Each twin has a separate heart, stomach, spine, lungs and spinal cord. 

2. Each twin controls her half of their body, operating one of the arms and one of the legs. 

3. Growing up, learning how to crawl, clap or walk was difficult because they had to coordinate with the other. 

4. But they figured it out quickly!

5. The twins have different distinctive walks. Brittany tends to stand and walk on her tip-toes! 

6. Abby and Brittany's parents immediately rejected the option to separate the twins because the doctors said it was likely that both would not survive the operation. 

7. As the twins grew up, the parents knew they made the right decision because they could live happily as conjoined people!

8. When they turned 16, they agreed to let TLC into their home to film a documentary about their teenage years and they later got a TV show out of it!

9. Together, they are able to walk, run, swim, drive and ride a bicycle! They can even type on a computer. They just have to coordinate efforts. 

10. To drive, the twins had to take the written and driving test twice, one for each twin. When driving, Abby controls everything on the right of the driver's seat and Brittany on the left. 

11. Because they have really different personalities, it's sometimes expressed through their clothes. They get a seamstress to sew different necklines to emphasize their individuality. 

12. Whoa, that's so cool!

13. Abby loves mathetmatics and Brittany loves to write.

14. They went to Bethel University where they both majored in education. They graduated in 2012!

15. Abby and Brittany told the Discovery Channel that they hoped to date, get married and have children. 

16. Abby and Brittany have said that they don't mind being conjoined twins but they do hate it when people stare at them or strangers start taking pictures of them without their permission. 

Ugh. That sucks!

17. When they were six years old, they appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show

18. Awww! They were so adorable!

19. They're obsessed with playing musical instruments, going bowling and playing volleyball.

They're way more athletic than I ever could or will be. 

20. They buy two movie tickets when they go to the theater!

21. Since they are two separate people, one can get sick while the other twin stays healthy! Brittany has suffered from pneumonia twice while Abby hasn't had it at all.

22. They even get separate birthday cakes. 

23. It's tough to coordinate everything together sometimes. They might not want to sleep or eat at the same time. 

24. Brittany and Abby are primary school teachers with an emphasis on math. They said that they like teaching together because "one can be teaching and one can be monitoring and answering questions."

25. SHARE if you loved watching their reality TV show Abby & Brittany!