Doctor Reacts to WILD Medical Tweets

12. Srp 2020.
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I’ve burnt myself out fact-checking dangerous Facebook and Instagram health posts lately, so today I headed to twitter to have a laugh and check out the funniest medical tweets I could find. As they say, there is always “truth in comedy” and these tweets were no exception. For instance, it’s true, you don’t HAVE to get weighed when you come in for a routine checkup. I also talk about sleep apnea/CPAP machines, as well as weight loss surgery. Bear popped in to say hello too :)
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    ivy ivyivy ivyPrije 9 sati
  • 2:57 Is that how I was made-

    Claire AdkinsClaire AdkinsPrije dan
  • After hearing that self surgery story, I would loooooooove to see you react to the House episode where he is diagnosing someone who is antarctica via satellite.

    TerakahnTerakahnPrije dan
  • I still wanna hear the appendectomy story

    SaikimSaikimPrije dan
  • So you’re telling me I could have not been tapped by blood and gotten scarred? ( the doctor digged in my vein and it hurts to this day)

    Hxez MadHxez MadPrije 2 dana
  • When you tell your mom a joke and she turns it into a lecture sums this video up nicely.

    Lemon DealerLemon DealerPrije 3 dana
  • Did Anyone Else Hear Dr. Mike Call Twitter, “Tweeter’s” ? No? Just Me, Okay. 😂 Love Ya Dr. Mike💖

    LoveeNani_LoveeNani_Prije 4 dana
  • Yes please do tell about that story.


    Lauryn GillionLauryn GillionPrije 4 dana
  • 4:40 That might be because the floors and walls are being kept squeaky-clean (pun intended). So the slightest noise spreads around, with nary a grain of dust or drop of grease to absorb it.

    ScientistCatScientistCatPrije 4 dana
  • When he said, "I don't know who Fred Savage is" I screamed "what!?!" really loudly to a completely empty house, lol. How do you NOT know who Fred Savage is?!?!

    MeganMeganPrije 4 dana
  • I love the way he says Mhmmm 😆

    Urooj AteeqUrooj AteeqPrije 4 dana
  • 1:12 ... HOW!!!!!!! noooooooo and i thought you were coool...

    Maddie SMaddie SPrije 5 dana
  • Is it true that flight attendants and pilots are exposed to as much radiation over time as Radiologists/x-ray techs?

    Jamie GJamie GPrije 6 dana
  • Whenever I get mad, I over to my bed, and do this: Grabs pillow* Shoves face into pillow* SQUEAL* I also had to do a CT scan and it was for a head concussion

    Rosemary FNAFRosemary FNAFPrije 6 dana
  • That appendectomy situation reminds me of a story about my great grandpa. He was a Navy Pharmacist who wanted to be a doctor but couldn't afford medical school. He was getting his appendix out under local anesthesia and asked for a mirror so he could watch the surgery. They let him watch too.

    MaineCoonMamaMaineCoonMamaPrije 7 dana
  • I have a home medical journal that details how to give an in home appendectomy. I used to have my dad read to me from it when i was little, like 3 or 4

    raven blackwoodraven blackwoodPrije 7 dana
  • @4:43 Hospitals are 'extra echoey' because of the lack of carpeting and softer surfaces, which require loads of extra cleaning to remove bacteria, viruses, bodily fluids, etc, and due to any extra cleaning could also become breeding grounds for molds and fungi.

    Randall KrammRandall KrammPrije 7 dana

    Payton LaCroixPayton LaCroixPrije 7 dana
  • Dr. Mike... how do you not know Fred Savage! I am sure by this point people have told you who he is... tisk tisk.... btw love watching your channel!

    Kim Ber LeyKim Ber LeyPrije 7 dana
  • Dr. Mike: "we're a team." Every doctor I've ever had: "yes. but actually no." (they always take over, dictate, and force their plans for me onto me)

    Joshua Kristall-WagnerJoshua Kristall-WagnerPrije 7 dana
  • I get 50 ct and MRI’s a year

    stampy Dragonstampy DragonPrije 7 dana
  • I personally love going to any doctors (just to clarify, I mean regular visits not going to the ER). I love how there are people who genuinely care about me and my health

    Thegpshow 2197Thegpshow 2197Prije 8 dana
  • bullshit they will hunt you down if you are a match and someone important needs that kidney

    joan baczekjoan baczekPrije 8 dana
  • "If you eat chips like that, why?" Obviously so you can put chips in your mouth faster for longer because you have gains. I thought you were supposed to be the doctor here...? 😂😂😂

    The Morticians DaughterThe Morticians DaughterPrije 8 dana
  • I have a problem with the fact that he doesn't know who Feed Savage is

    Trisi PTrisi PPrije 8 dana
  • 6:06 October 32 ? 😂😂

    Nour ShoukryNour ShoukryPrije 10 dana
  • Hi ❤️ Just want to ask if it's possible to change one's blood type? 'Cause I got an AB on my college enrollment. Then an A+ on our university's blood letting. Thank you❤️

    Abby HernandezAbby HernandezPrije 11 dana
  • I like poop jokes and gorry jokes even when eating. I don't mind. Would you like to join me?

    Empress EEmpress EPrije 11 dana
  • So uh, let us donate some amount to get access the gross stories that make people throw up? Please? I got $8.32

    shawn onsshawn onsPrije 12 dana
  • Am I the only one who shocked that he’s never seen the wonder years? And now that we’ve brought this up… Dr. Mike kind of has a hotter Fred Savage look.

    k bk bPrije 12 dana
  • I just got a ct scan because I got hit in the eye with a foul ball!!⚾️⚾️

    Ella RedmondElla RedmondPrije 14 dana
  • 24 hours before my colonoscopy, I ate lemon, lime and orange flavored jello. The doctor gave me copies of my beautiful rainbow intestines. We were both amazed. I told him he could frame a copy of he wanted, he really looked like he was considering it!

    ShanchanShanchanPrije 14 dana
  • HAH where was my patient bill of rights when I felt uncomfortable taking off literally any piece of clothing for my physical every year; getting my pediatrition to accomadate me all throughout my childhood was like pulling TEETH

    SmeegeSmeegePrije 14 dana
  • Excused. Your too young I suppose to know Fred Savage and the Wonder Years :-)

    RobbieRobbiePrije 15 dana
  • I wish more doctors were like this. It feels really good to have a doctor that you can be honest with and they're willing to meet you where you're at and help you from there instead of passing judgment and will only be nice to you when you've met their standards and don't really care how you get there.

    Sarah WeilerSarah WeilerPrije 15 dana
  • I’m scared to become an organ donor because I feel as long as a physical part of my body is alive I will be a live, we don’t now where Consciousness comes from (ig the brain)... specifically I’ll never dontTe my brain to science in case my Consciousness even after death. Maybe irrational but that’s how it is.

    Charles ManswoonCharles ManswoonPrije 16 dana
  • i just learned that it was a “cpap mask” and not a “sleep-ap mask” .... please tell me i’m not the only one

    Lillie SullivanLillie SullivanPrije 16 dana
  • Hospitals are echo-y because there is less fabric (curtains, rugs, carpet) and less furniture than other places. More empty = more echo. Also : long hallways

    AlyssiaAlyssiaPrije 16 dana
  • I have a question and I dont know if you will see this but I was wondering during if you know if a human neuron has a cell membrane. Thanks william

    will Laffinwill LaffinPrije 16 dana
  • Me: has a not working lung Doc at emergency duty: do you smoke? Me:... Him:... Me:... Him:... Me:... Him: so... When was your last period? I just wanted to get my knee poped into place 😭

    Apenas Mais UmaApenas Mais UmaPrije 18 dana
  • Yes, because that Lead isn't dangerous at all. >_>

    Mark and MarieMark and MariePrije 18 dana
  • Where's the appendectomy story, Dr. Mike?

    Darion MadriagaDarion MadriagaPrije 18 dana
  • Sadly I can't donate my organs when I have anemia apparently.

    Charlie HannahCharlie HannahPrije 19 dana
  • I'm down

    ZloyebZloyebPrije 19 dana
  • I love these so, so much, and have also been (re)watching so many of Dr. Mike's videos to keep myself sane and listen to someone talk who is both intelligent and caring... In other words, thank you Dr. Mike (even though you'll probably never see this) Fun(?) fact - hospitals are super echoey for the same reason that older cathedrals are - there are practically no soft surfaces (carpeting, cushiony furniture, etc) to absorb the sound, so everything just bounces off the hard surfaces... The weird things you learn as a singer who is also fascinated by physics/science/engineering :) Also, as someone who interned in Tissue Recovery for a few years, we do actually recover bones! Some of it is for research, but also bone marrow transplants and some other uses.

    Annie WilliamsAnnie WilliamsPrije 20 dana
  • Did he say "That's an aggressive noof"?

    Cory CrawfordCory CrawfordPrije 20 dana
  • I really want that story about that surgeon in Antarctica

    camodude7881camodude7881Prije 20 dana

    Twi ArmageddonTwi ArmageddonPrije 20 dana
  • Wait what, family doctors are supposed to care about my life? I'm not sure that I could fit that into those 10 minute visits. I don't even manage to talk through all of my health issues with them in that time...

    notthere83notthere83Prije 21 dan
  • The funny thing about fever and 100*F - when inventing his scale, Fahrenheit used his feverish wife's temperature as a "body temperature". Thus it became 100*F (or 37.7* Celsius).

    Vladimir K.Vladimir K.Prije 21 dan
  • I feel like he's gonna be the kind of dad that turns every joke into an hour long life lesson 😂😂😂

    Jones FamilyJones FamilyPrije 21 dan
  • But it takes zero muscles to keep your face neutral

    Saif AllarakiaSaif AllarakiaPrije 22 dana
  • And yes please, I want to hear the Antarctic Appendectomy!

    Paula UngerPaula UngerPrije 22 dana
  • Your videos are so addictive - I meant to go to bed an hour ago! Really must stop after this one...

    Paula UngerPaula UngerPrije 22 dana
  • 6:31 My brain: "Ha, that's too much time." *several hard minutes pass* My brain: 32 My brain: wait a minute-

    Handsome RatHandsome RatPrije 22 dana
  • Still waiting for the story

    Ezekiel BrambleyEzekiel BrambleyPrije 23 dana
  • 8:15 *how dare you..*

    x.pillowpillow.xx.pillowpillow.xPrije 23 dana
  • so um... i grew in a family/friends of quite a few nurses and doctors...i am numb. Throw the stories at me.

    Amelia BarrasAmelia BarrasPrije 23 dana
  • The sound echo thing is pretty simple actually. Sound waves bounce off of solid surfaces and are dampened by softer surfaces. Since hospitals usually have hard floors (ex: linoleum), as well as other objects with hard surfaces (wood desks), and the hallways are generally pretty spacious with solid walls, sounds will carry quite well.

    MikeMikePrije 23 dana
  • Ahhh they talked about that self surgery on QI as well: Can't imagine how you'd get through it. Same with the self-castration 😶. Also keen to know if the safe surgery checklists they mention are the real deal and actually used?

    Renée AppelmanRenée AppelmanPrije 24 dana
  • I love your dog.

    GreenLeaf CreationsGreenLeaf CreationsPrije 24 dana
  • How do I send you digital fan art without social media

    Leah's LifeLeah's LifePrije 25 dana
  • I feel like Dr. Mike teaches us more through memes than we learn at school

    Samanta SaitaSamanta SaitaPrije 25 dana
  • 6:20 he didn't have a 9 to 5 He had a 5 to 9

    J sanchezJ sanchezPrije 25 dana
  • Tell the appendix story!!!!!! Also I'd love to be your friend, I love stories and I don't lose my appetite because it doesn't exist to begin with 😂

    Alexis ArpAlexis ArpPrije 25 dana
  • When I was an organ donor I had to pay more money on my license to have the donor symbol on it so when I got my payment cut I stoped soooo yea no

    Chloe XiChloe XiPrije 26 dana
  • I have seizures if my temperature goes above 101 degrees Fahrenheit

    Trippi HippieTrippi HippiePrije 26 dana
  • Yeii story time.. I want to hear the story!!

    Insan BiasaInsan BiasaPrije 26 dana
  • thought he was going to say punching that poor plant

    K FoxK FoxPrije 27 dana
  • "... let's change the subject! " "OK how about tropical deseases and their diagnosis by the taste of stool."

    matekochkochmatekochkochPrije 27 dana
  • 3:48 Bro I’m about to get SWOLE then.

    Grant DapaahGrant DapaahPrije 27 dana
  • If he was my doctor. 1) he would lecture me about life style 2) take away all drugs prescribed.. 3) force me to PT

    Lilith LeonLilith LeonPrije 28 dana
  • Los hospitales tienen mucha reverberación o eco porque los espacios son muy grandes y las paredes no son nada porosas ( o sea muy reflectoras del sonido) para mantener la higiene, por lo que el sonido rebota muchas veces.!

    Lara LuquezLara LuquezPrije 28 dana
  • 6:34 is anyone missing the point that there isn't Oct.32nd !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Watermelon Sundae LegendWatermelon Sundae LegendPrije 29 dana
  • I just get so overly excited when I see his puppy.❤🐕😻

    Lora ZENTA BrownLora ZENTA BrownPrije 29 dana
  • Dr. Mike, I really love your videos. They are funny as well as giving excellent information and rationales. As a nursing student, laughing + information is golden!!

    Brittany PielaBrittany PielaPrije 29 dana
  • I had the gastric sleeve done about a year ago. Lost and kept off 70 lbs. I know it's just a year, but I'm back to my hs weight (I was heavy back then, too, but that's something!) and haven't budged on it in all this time. Not only that, but I *want* to exercise now! I'm excited to care for myself. It's giving me a boost in my morale and self confidence to keep trying to improve that just exercise and trying to eat right couldn't do because I can see and benefit from the changes. I'm so happy I did it. Total life changer.

    MinaOmegaMinaOmegaPrije mjesec
  • I get weighed backwards and they don’t tell me the number. Makes me comfortable.

    Ryan FyreRyan FyrePrije mjesec
  • Performing surgery on himself didn't go well for Dr. House...

    Benno WitterBenno WitterPrije mjesec
  • Who is Fred Savage? Clearly you never watched, “The Wonder Years”

    C GrayGirlC GrayGirlPrije mjesec
  • Poop jokes are always welcome with me!

    Jessica MullenixJessica MullenixPrije mjesec
  • You don’t know who Fred Savage is??!!!

    Jessica MullenixJessica MullenixPrije mjesec
  • So hospitals are extra echoey because of the lack of soft surfaces. In general a home office or even a school (precovid) has a good mix of soft and solid surfaces but to make cleaning more simple and effective hospitals end up being large spaces with no soft surfaces to deaden the sound.

    Katlynn RobinsonKatlynn RobinsonPrije mjesec
  • No matter what doctor man says I'm still gonna be scared of CT scans. My mother is a hypochondriac on my behalf so I have had EIGHT of them needlessly in my short life.

    Jackie FrankJackie FrankPrije mjesec
  • Dr Mike: *coughs* People: ⊙.☉

    Ellie SwanEllie SwanPrije mjesec
  • Wait a suggestion.... Wings become the method to communicate, such as the way wings act give signs on the baby moods so you can remove crying function. As for pooping function that two can be remove as flamethrower because... Illogically speaking flamethrower has to burn something and expulsion of waste via burning can be a thing. Horrible thing but a thing.

    Angel ArgueraAngel ArgueraPrije mjesec
  • 3:40 I start eat chips like this, why? Dr. Mike say this is exercice, mean I dont have to work out 😅😂😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

    stargelstargelPrije mjesec
  • I don’t have to get on the scale?!

    wa1pahuwa1pahuPrije mjesec
  • When I was 8 my teacher was trying to make the class less grumpy and she told us "It takes more muscles to smile than to frown" And all the kids started smiling. But I was feeling stubborn because I knew she was trying to make us smile so I frowned harder, and she said "Why aren't you smiling?" And I said "I'm exercising" I'd like to say I was being witty but I was 8 and it was just the first thing that came to mind to keep me out of trouble for my rebellion. 😂

    JessJessPrije mjesec
  • 6:20 also #clinicalpsychgradstudentproblems

    iPsychlopsiPsychlopsPrije mjesec
  • Hospitals are extra echoey because most of the time the floors, walls and ceilings are made of smooth surfaces like marble or cement or something, and makes it easy for the noise to bounce around. Noise insulators like carpets and thick curtains aren’t used (and hospital curtains are thin and sometimes plastic), but if there was carpet on the floors and walls, and heavy curtains, it would be waaay quieter

    Sameira ShroffSameira ShroffPrije mjesec
  • Why aren't those shirt buttons under stress? I can't get used to it..

    Yavuz KahveciYavuz KahveciPrije mjesec
  • My thoughts on organ donation: If I am in bad enough shape that the doctors would consider harvesting my organs to give to someone else I probably wouldn't have even remotely good quality of life if I managed to survive so I'd rather save a life. I don't fear death so if I die I die & I hope my death will be able to help someone. The doctor giving himself an appendectomy story sounds interesting. Bear is adorable. Did anyone ever upload a Sim of him to the Sims4 gallery?

    my catsmy catsPrije mjesec
  • I did not know about the scrub machine. All of the friends that I have that work in the medical profession have to purchase and launder their own scrubs. Is this something that varies by region, or hospital? I am very curious now.

    Alex KokkolaAlex KokkolaPrije mjesec
  • Is your dog alone while you work these hours?

    Bonnie KennedyBonnie KennedyPrije mjesec
  • 💖💖💖

    Cherish MeCherish MePrije mjesec
  • I only eat chips while I'm doing dumbbell curls lmao

    wes wellswes wellsPrije mjesec
  • 4:27 thought i actually had to or i would be fined

    matt carnesmatt carnesPrije mjesec
  • Doctor proves he doesn't understand sarcasm

    puppiepuppiePrije mjesec