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I am not a doctor, but I play one on Cafe Mom!

I have not been on for awhile, but am amazed at the amount of people wanting medical advice etc.
No offense to all of you, but if I was really worried about something, I would at least google Ask a nurse, before asking for your diagnosis, LOL!

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2kids2dogs2cats

Asked by 2kids2dogs2cats at 12:59 PM on Jul. 22, 2013 in Just for Fun

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Answers (12)
  • yeah, some of this stuff can only be answered by a PCP who has a complete past medical history. It's not like we can pull some of this info out of our asses... a little common sense would be nice here.... UGH!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 1:05 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • I know. We have been flooded recently
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 1:05 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 1:11 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • i am truly amazed-
    even when i have to hit google to check something out i completely ignore all of the opinion sites and look for Mayo Clinic, CDC, AMA, ADA
    you know sites where real docs have had some input
    it's weird to see people who think moms know more than docs
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 1:11 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • mrsmom's shit post pic......

    does that look like bacon?
    or am i just hungry
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 1:26 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • As far as medical questions go, I can understand something super mild, asking "Should I call my doctor?" OR someone posting saying "My doctor said X, should I seek another opinion?" OR "My doctor said X, have you ever dealt with something like this? I could use a word of support"
    Why do we never get those? Why is it always "Am I pregnant?" OR "My kid's limbs are gushing blood and falling off. What should I do? What could it be?"
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 1:45 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • Bacon, def looks like bacon....

    Why is there a health category?
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 1:46 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • I wouldn't use any kind of online forum for advice, especially steer clear of Web MD because no matter hat your symptoms are you always come away from that site 100% sure you have cancer or an inoperable tumor!
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:25 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • does that look like bacon?
    or am i just hungry

    Looks like shitty bacon!!
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 3:26 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

  • Well, not that I don't trust y'all, but seriously if I were having an issue that I couldn't google myself, then I would call my Dr. I wouldn't expect anyone here to know what I have. I asked about others having vertigo and if the head positioning maneuvers worked, but I already knew what was wrong with me.  Lucky for me it didn't last too long.

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 3:39 PM on Jul. 22, 2013

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