Stunned Doctors Describe The Worst Misdiagnoses They’ve Ever Had To Correct

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Everyone makes mistakes—but when you’re a doctor or nurse, your mistakes matter a heck of a lot more. Here are 50 shocking stories about diagnoses and medical treatments that were later discovered to have been horribly wrong. 1. The Eye Doctor Is The Only One Who Can SeeI’m not a doctor, but a friend of my mom went to an ophthalmologist for an eye problem. During his exam, he asked her a question that made her blood run cold: “So how long have you had MS?” That was the first time that she was ever diagnosed or even made aware of the possibility that she might have that. On top of that, she had…

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