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12 Ridiculous Times Medical Professionals Saw Right Through Lying Patients

It's almost always a bad idea to lie to a doctor. Like, if you're in the hospital for a legit reason, it's always a better option to actually tell them what happened to you. And if you're in a doctors office for a totally illegitimate reason. idk what to say, man. Anyway with that out of the way, here's some juicy times people lied to doctors and faked illness for various reasons. If you want even more of a sad thrill, here are doctors telling stories of their most dangerously stupid patients.

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11 Victorious Medical Professionals Describe How They Changed Anti-Vaxxers Minds

We can get so caught up in sharing the wild times anti-vaxxers filled the internet with bizarre acts of seemingly mindless ridiculousness. Like that time we saw someone ask about an "outdoor bedroom." Yes, that happened. See here. With that being said, let's steer our focus to the times medical professions DID get through to anti-vaxxers, and ultimately change their minds. They turned fails into wins! 

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21 People Share Their Medical Condition They Thought Was Normal

These folks were in for a shock when they realized not everyone had constant discomfort, unexplained pain, the inability to sleep and uncontrollable sneezing.

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Woman Fakes Her Death and Racks up Medical Bills to Avoid Embarrassment

People will go to the greatest lengths for the dumbest reasons. Faced with that much in real medical bills, her Dad could've said a lot more than he did.

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10 Idiots That Misdiagnosed Themselves Spectacularly Wrong

Find some peace of mind in these displays of utter stupidity. There's a whole lot of reasons that doctors are doctors....so don't go trying to be one on yourself....unless you are.

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Bentley Yoder was born with the odds stacked against him-- born with a brain outside his skull. Bentley's parents, Sierra and Dustin were told by doctors that discovered Bentley's rare condition called cranium bifidum, that Bentley was simply 'incompatible with life.' 



Bentley's parents refused to quit on him though, and decided to go through with the pregnancy, 'just to see him before saying goodbye.' To everyone's surprise Bentley came kicking and screaming into this world on time, on October 31, 2015. He went on to develop normally, save for the critical parts of his brain on top his head, and left nearly all doctors at a mere loss for words over how this could be so. 

Fast forward four months, and Bentley's parents were actively seeking out the nation's foremost leading authorities on the brain surgery front, with hopes to find a team capable of performing the surgery necessary to relocate parts of Bentley's brain back inside his skull.

They found Dr. John Meara at Boston Children's Hospital, who planned and practiced the pending procedure using 3D-printed models. On May 24th the surgery commenced, and finished with success six hours later. 



A month after the surgery Bentley shows all signs of being just fine, but only time will tell whether things like his vision were impaired for the long run. 

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The survey concludes something seemingly arbitrary as a food emoji icon can symbolize body parts or sex, after determining that Instagram banned the eggplant emoji.

The ban was due to its search algorithm revealing the emoji was linked to 'lewd' photos of men and their intimate 'eggplant' parts.

The survey, which polled 5,675 singles, indicated 40% of people who think sexy thoughts more than once a day are apt to frost their texts with a whole lot of emojis; while the more docile of the bunch (once a day sexy thoughts) were proven less likely to drop an emoji.

Basically if someone texts you an emoji, you're totally in. Not really though.

"[Emoji users] want to give their texts more personality," Helen Fisher, the genius brainiac behind the study published earlier this year, told Time Magazine. "Emoji users don't just have more sex, they go on more dates and they are two times more likely to get married."