Saturday 24 March 2018

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

Warning: some of these will make you cringe.

(BrianAJackson/Getty Images)
(BrianAJackson/Getty Images)

By Emily Chudy, Press Association

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

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