Insane Advice You've Gotten (From Medical Professionals)

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Going to the doctor or clinic is scary. You're there because you're worried about something, and you're surrounded by strangers poking at your bathing suit parts. But it's all worth it to talk to a calm, reasonable, well-informed medical professional. Theoretically.

We asked our readers to tell us about all the times medical professionals dispensed idiotic, insensitive, or outright dangerous medical advice. We gave cash to the most disturbing stories.

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