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  • Six months to live

    “Mr. Clark, I’m afraid I have bad news,” the doctor told his anxious patient. “You only have six months to live.” The man sat in stunned silence for several minutes. Regaining his composure, he apologetically announced that he had no medical insurance. “I can’t possibly pay you in that time,” he said. “OK,” the doctor […] More

  • Pneumonia

    A patient suffering from a nasty cold visited Dr. D Costa and said groaning, “Doctor, can you cure my terrible cold? It has made things hell for me for the last four or five days.” Having never read about any confirmed cure for common cold, the young, over-zealous doctor advised after much initial hesitation, “You […] More

  • Health Minister

    The health minister is visiting a psychiatric ward. He asks the head of psychology, “How do you determine if a patient is cured.” The psychologist explains: “We take them to the bathtub, which is filled with water, hand them a spoon and a cup and ask them to empty the bathtub.” “I see,” says the […] More

  • Bleeding Man

    Perhaps you’ve heard of the man who thought he was dead, when in reality he was very much alive. His delusion became such a problem that his family finally paid for him to see a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist spent many laborious sessions trying to convince the man he was still alive. Nothing seemed to work. […] More

  • Right Diagnosis

    Alarmed by the prolonged discussions of his case by a group of doctors by his bedside, a patient said, “There must be something terribly wrong with me.” “Why do you say that?” asked the doctor. “All the other doctors seem to disagree with your diagnosis.” “Don’t you worry.” consoled the doctor. “In a similar case […] More

  • Room 24

    The man rang the local mental institution and asked to speak to the patient in room 24. “I’m sorry, sir, room 24 is unoccupied at present.” “Whoopee,” shouted the man. “I did it, I escaped.” More

  • Broken Arm

    Two doctors were discussing a case in a mental ward. The first doctor asked what had triggered such a profound depressive psychosis in the patient. The second one answered, “He’s a lawyer. One day at home, he started to think about how much money he’d screwed his partners and clients out of over the last […] More

  • 3rd patient

    One morning at a doctor ‘s clinic a well built man arrives complaining of severe back pain, the doctor examines him and asks OK what happened to your back? The patient replies “you know that I … work as a bouncer for a local night club? This morning I got home to my apartment early and heard a noise in […] More