You can find dozens of articles online where people share the worst thing a doctor has ever done or said to them, and reading these horror stories is enough to make you think twice about your doc's diagnosis.
But this time the tables were turned when Redditor I_am_solipsism asked medical professionals on AskReddit "what's something you've had to tell a patient that you thought for sure was common knowledge?", and their answers may make you lose faith in humanity.
It turns out people say and do some really moronic things on a daily basis, oh yeah, and they're really dumb about health care, like so dumb it's unbelievable dumb.
Doctors must have to repeat that "first, do no harm" part of the Hippocratic Oath on a daily basis!