Wit'n'wisdom 21 June 2011
DR GIANNI Fantini of Sorell, Tas, could barely contain himself when a patient told him the other day that after a blood test he had been diagnosed with “low pikelets”. Dr Fantini is fairly certain that, looking at him, he was getting plenty to eat for breakfast – but his platelet count might have been a bit dodgy.
Dr Simon Murray of Red Hill, Qld, has two slightly racy anecdotes for us.
He was examining the penis of a well-endowed young man, looking for a cause for his dysuria.
“There’s nothing wrong with that,” he concluded, mentally going through the differential.
The patient interrupted his thought processes with: “That’s what I’ve been told.”
Recently, Dr Murray was discussing the side-effects of cyproterone with a man who’d been prescribed it by his oncologist.
He mentioned reduced libido, depression and sometimes