10 of the most wince-inducing DIY medical procedures doctors have been faced with

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Warning: some of these will make you cringe.

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Sometimes it can be a pain to book a doctor’s appointment for something small, but DIY medical treatment can go way too far.

Reddit user Shandrith posed the debate to the website, asking for medical professionals to share the craziest DIY treatment they’ve ever seen a patient attempt.

Here are some of the best answers.

1. This patient got herself into a sticky situation

3. A happy accident fixed this patient’s shoulder


5. This lemon juice treatment is a no-no


7. This teen’s homemade splint was actually a great idea

9. Do not try this at home!

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