6 times being a GP made me laugh

In my pre-computer youth, I used to love reading the ‘Laughter is the best medicine’ section in the old Readers’ Digest.

Dr Craig Lilienthal.
Dr Craig Lilienthal.

As GPs, we often encounter humorous situations in our rooms. Here are a few of mine. And they are all true.

1. A young and very anxious father rushed in with his four-year-old son whom he had just