Some Doctors Have Their Heads Up Their… Well, You Know

, , , | Healthy | June 20, 2020

TMI warning! I have severe rectal bleeding. As a woman, it’s extremely hard to get care for it.

Several Doctors: “Are you sure the blood isn’t from your period?”

Doctor #1: “One drop of blood can make the whole bowel look red.”

Doctor #2: “The surgery is painful, and you’re so young! Why put you through unnecessary risk?”

Doctor #3: “Most women are anemic. I wouldn’t worry about it. Just gain a little weight.”

Doctor #4: “I’m sure it’s not as bad as you say.”

Female Doctor #1: “That sounds awful! I just need to check a simple thing, and then I can recommend you for surgery.”


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