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Medical Professionals Share the Most Disturbing “Home Remedies” They’ve Ever Seen Patients Try

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It's *not* what the doctor ordered

Medical professionals see some wild stuff.

On a daily basis, these millions of dedicated workers start the day prepared for the worst circumstances possible, often working longer hours than most of us would even consider. After all, these are the experts that can help prolong and even save our lives.

Some people, however, aren’t convinced by medical expertise. They think that they’re even smarter.

Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals of Reddit were asked to share the absolute worst “DIY” treatments they’ve seen patients administer to themselves, and they just might make your skin crawl. Luckily most of them got the help they needed!

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