Patients dread hearing certain things from their doctors — bad news, a diagnosis with a bad projected outcome, anything that they don’t want to hear. Healthcare providers and patients alike got creative on Twitter about all the things they wouldn’t want to hear out of their doctor’s mouth.
#BadThingsForADoctorToSay “Can you hand me one of those doohickeys over there?”— eric moen (@etoddmoen) September 14, 2018
Shonda Rhimes taught me everything I need to know about medicine #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Lexie (@Lexie_Renee) September 14, 2018
“I don’t believe in vaccinations.” #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— M. Patrick Jameson (@MPJameson) September 14, 2018
I'm sorry. Your insurance doesn't cover it.#BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Jan the Fan _______ (@JanGilson) September 13, 2018
My name is Pepper...Dr. Pepper #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Shazam!! (@RedHerring44) September 13, 2018
“I read about it on WebMD” #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— American Muslim (@meratahmed) September 14, 2018
#BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Mr_Cafferty (@Mr_Cafferty) September 14, 2018
"I've got good news and bad news. The good news is you have inoperable cancer and have less than a month to live."
"What's the good news?"
"I just saved a bunch of money on my car insurance by switching to geico."
“Who forgot to change the batteries in the defibrillator?” #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Steve Redmond (@sjredmond) September 13, 2018
#BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Jim T (@JimT9) September 13, 2018
Check your bowel movements for the next few days, Ive lost my watch
Are you the widow? #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— MFB (@stamishinc) September 13, 2018
#BadThingsForADoctorToSay I can’t believe you’re not dead!!— Rich (Dad Bod)__________ (@ricosuave60) September 13, 2018
How much bad news do you want to hear? #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Sara (@Mcleanization3) September 13, 2018
Hmmm is the appendix on the right side or the left side? #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Pastor Pending (@RecentPastor) September 14, 2018
I scheduled your autopsy for next week. #BadThingsForADoctorToSay— Judy Melinek M.D. (@drjudymelinek) September 14, 2018