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Surgeons Reveal Their "Oh Sh*t" Moments

When you go under the knife, you assume that the highly-skilled surgeons know exactly what they're doing once they cut you open. Of course, you hope that the margins for error are minimum and that you will wake up with all your body parts intact, as they should be (unless you're in a Saw movie). But even surgeons encounter "oh shit" moments, and Reddit's surgeons are revealing all their scary experiences where things almost took a drastic turn for the worst. If you have an upcoming surgery, this probably isn't for you.




stories from surgeons about that "oh shit" moments | seeing_red415 14.4k points 4 days ago doing corneal transplant had oh shit" moment. During surgery cut off patient's own cornea and replace with new donor cornea. During moment host cornea off but before could get new one on, there's literally nothing on front eye except tear film and aqueous humor. Anyway patient takes moment start vomiting reason tell everyone skip food and drink is so they don't aspirate case they throw up. This patient lie
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People Reveal Stories Of Waking Up Mid-Surgery

Having surgery is a pretty big deal, even if it is a minor procedure. With all sorts of risks at stake, anaesthesiologists have an important job of ensuring that patients stay sedated for the entirety of the surgery. But sometimes they can mess up, causing patients to wake up during their operations and of course, freak. The. F*ck. Out. I'm sure I would! Reading through these real accounts of people who have woken up during their surgeries is enough to make me pray I never have to go under the knife if I can help it... it's truly the stuff of nightmares!

people describing what happened when they woke up mid-surgery - cover pic story "I panicked and slapped the nurse. She slapped me back. Then they put me back under."
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Funny Viral Tweet About Reality Of Undergoing Anesthesia For Surgery

It might shock you to learn that Hollywood has set unrealistic expectations for many of life's events, including, as it turns out, what it's like to be put under anesthetic before surgery. One guy's hilarious tweet about his experience of being sedated has gone viral and hundreds of people commended with their own encounters with anesthetists. Check out some of the best responses below and then read some of the funny things people have said under anesthesia.

funny tweet surgery Anesthesia viral reality doctors surgeon patient | dickpic van dyke @youngcogan had surgery assumed they were giving aesthetic they'd count down ten like see on telly but instead czech nurse just looked down at and said "goodbye" andI gone laugh every time think about
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Dumbest Things Surgeons Had To Remove From People

Sometimes people put foreign objects in their bodies. On purpose. And then they get stuck (shocker!) Sometimes people get things inside their bodies that shouldn't be there, by mistake. Regardless of how the stuff gets in there, sometimes surgery is the only way for it to be removed safely. Reddit asked the surgeons of the world for the weirdest things they've ever have had the misfortune to unearth from patients' bodies, and some of the answers are so strange, it's kind of terrifying. People truly know how to turn their bodies into junkyards. Here are some of the weirdest answers we found. 

surgeon medicine Reddit funny surgeon doctor remove people operation | Salty_Knees Son Doctor here. My dad removed an entire peeled sweet potato someone's colon once. He swore he had just slipped and fell on.
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"They Did Surgery On a Grape" Is One Of The Weirdest Memes Ever

In one of the weirder memes out there, people are obsessed with the fact that "they did surgery on a grape."The meme refers to footage of a robot in Australia doing surgery on a grape. We have gathered some of the funny ones.

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