Two Faces of Doctors

What They say Versus what They’re really Thinking-with permission from Clean Funny

“This should be taken care of right away.” — I’d planned a trip to Hawaii next month, but this is so easy and profitable that I want to fix it before it cures itself.

“Welllllll, what have we here…?” — He has no idea and is hoping you’ll give him a clue.

“Let me check your medical history.” — I want to see if you’ve paid your last bill before spending any more time with you.

“We have some good news and some bad news.” — The good news is, I’m going to buy that new BMW. The bad news is, you’re going to pay for it.

“Let’s see how it develops.” — Maybe in a few days it will grow into something that can be cured.

“Why don’t we make another appointment later in the week.” — I’m playing golf this afternoon, and this a waste of time. –I need the bucks, so I’m charging you for another office visit.

“Let me schedule you for some tests.” — I have a forty percent interest in the lab.

“I’d like to prescribe a new drug.” — I’m writing a paper and would like to use you for a guinea pig.

“If it doesn’t clear up in a week, give me a call.” — I don’t know what it is. Maybe it will go away by itself.

“That’s quite a nasty looking wound.” — I think I’m going to throw up.

“This may smart a little.” — Last week two patients bit off their tongues.

“Well, we’re not feeling so well today, are we…?” — I’m stalling for time. Who are you and why are you here?

“This should fix you up.” — The drug company slipped me some big bucks to prescribe this stuff.

“Everything seems to be normal.” — Rats! I guess I can’t buy that new beach condo after all.

“I’d like to run some more tests.” — I can’t figure out what’s wrong. Maybe the kid in the lab can solve this one.

“There is a lot of that going around.” — That’s the third one this week! I’d better learn something about this.

“If those symptoms persist, call for an appointment.” — I’ve never heard of anything so disgusting. Thankfully I’m off next week.

“Do you suppose all this stress could be affecting your nerves?” – you’re crazier’n an outhouse rat. Now, if I can only find a shrink who’ll split fees with me …

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