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Old 17th September 2021, 06:08 PM   #281
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Originally Posted by Warbler View Post
That also doesn't make one a medical expert. My Mom having been a nurse for over 40 years probably has more medical knowledge than the average forum member, doesn't mean she qualifies as medical expert. She is not a doctor and certainly not an MD.
Not to put too fine a point in this but I'm probably more a "medical expert" than any ******** claiming that ******** malaria, worms, treatments and
uv lamps, and bleach can be used to treat a virus. Hell I finished high school on 1970.

I'm old enough to remember when science was taken seriously.

Also welcome Warbler

Oh and I made sure the shot was next to my smallpox vac scar and where I got the Salk vac and I ate a sugar cube in honor of Saban.
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Old 17th September 2021, 06:54 PM   #282
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Originally Posted by Warbler View Post
That also doesn't make one a medical expert. My Mom having been a nurse for over 40 years probably has more medical knowledge than the average forum member, doesn't mean she qualifies as medical expert. She is not a doctor and certainly not an MD.
Thanks to your mom and her many years of service to the medical community. I would take your mom's advice over any governor, or other politician who does not have a background in the medical fields, and/or doesn't listen to those who do. As for chiropractors... woo is as woo does.

Not to say that there aren't medical professionals that have lost their way.

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Old 17th September 2021, 07:12 PM   #283
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Originally Posted by Fidelio View Post
Not to put too fine a point in this but I'm probably more a "medical expert" than any ******** claiming that ******** malaria, worms, treatments and
uv lamps, and bleach can be used to treat a virus. Hell I finished high school on 1970.

I'm old enough to remember when science was taken seriously.

Also welcome Warbler

Oh and I made sure the shot was next to my smallpox vac scar and where I got the Salk vac and I ate a sugar cube in honor of Saban.
rest assured, my mother would never claim Malaria, worms, 'treatments', uv lamps and/or bleach can be used treat covid. and thanks for the welcome
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Old 17th September 2021, 07:13 PM   #284
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Thanks to your mom and her many years of service to the medical community. I would take your mom's advice over any governor, or other politician who does not have a background in the medical fields, and/or doesn't listen to those who do. As for chiropractors... woo is as woo does.

Not to say that there aren't medical professionals that have lost their way.
Thanks for your kind words about my Mom.
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Old 17th September 2021, 07:21 PM   #285
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Originally Posted by Warbler View Post
That also doesn't make one a medical expert. My Mom having been a nurse for over 40 years probably has more medical knowledge than the average forum member, doesn't mean she qualifies as medical expert. She is not a doctor and certainly not an MD.
My sister was a nurse for over 40 years, too. Ran the OB/GYN clinic at the King Faisal Royal Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for 3 years, was an active Air Force nurse, Army Reserve nurse, worked the liver transplant floor and ER at a Veteran's hospital for the last 20 years. She's no doctor either, but she saved more than one newbie doctor from making a critical...and deadly... mistake by questioning an order! Doctors get the glory...nurses do the dirty work.
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Old 17th September 2021, 07:24 PM   #286
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Originally Posted by Fidelio View Post
Not to put too fine a point in this but I'm probably more a "medical expert" than any ******** claiming that ******** malaria, worms, treatments and
uv lamps, and bleach can be used to treat a virus. Hell I finished high school on 1970.

I'm old enough to remember when science was taken seriously.

Also welcome Warbler

Oh and I made sure the shot was next to my smallpox vac scar and where I got the Salk vac and I ate a sugar cube in honor of Saban.
Sabin. Normally I'd let that go as a typo but the man deserves his name to be spelled right if anyone does!
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Old 17th September 2021, 07:45 PM   #287
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Originally Posted by Warp12 View Post
They probably have more medical knowledge than the average forum member, though. You'd have to take it on a case-by-case basis.
I don't get this. I don't see many forum members pretending they are experts on medical science.

I fully admit my knowledge of medicine is very limited. This is why I seek medical advice from medical professionals and value the expertise of those that are specialists inthat field.
I'm not going to an ophthalmologist if the issue is with my gastrointestinal tract or the issue is virology or epidemiology.

I think it's ok to get second opinions. But in the end I am going to trust the medical doctors.
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Old 17th September 2021, 08:45 PM   #288
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I'm not going to an ophthalmologist if the issue is with my gastrointestinal tract
You'll need to see both if you ever come down with the ailment (common in restaurants) where your eyes are bigger than your stomach.
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Old 17th September 2021, 10:20 PM   #289
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
You'll need to see both if you ever come down with the ailment (common in restaurants) where your eyes are bigger than your stomach.
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Old 17th September 2021, 10:28 PM   #290
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This is great, from the Trevor Noah Daily Show: "We made Desi Lydic watch 87 hours of Fox News to explain why Biden's vaccine mandate is North Korea times Apartheid plus 9/11." It's hilarious.

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Old 17th September 2021, 10:35 PM   #291
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
I'm not going to an ophthalmologist if the issue is with my gastrointestinal tract or the issue is virology or epidemiology.
And that reminds me of a story...

[comic relief time]

A man goes to see an ophthalmologist, and takes with him a shoebox. The ophthalmologist asks him what the matter is, and the man opens the lid and shows him. In the bottom of the shoebox is an enormous, hard, brown turd about the size of a cucumber.

"Good God!" exclaims the ophthalmologist, "did you do that?"

"Yes" says the man

"I think you have come to the wrong place sir" says the ophthalmologist "You need to see a gastrointestinal specialist"

"No" says the man "Its you I need to see alright. The problem is, every time I do one of these, my eyes water!"
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Old 17th September 2021, 10:39 PM   #292
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
This is great, from the Trevor Noah Daily Show: "We made Desi Lydic watch 87 hours of Fox News to explain why Biden's vaccine mandate is North Korea times Apartheid plus 9/11." It's hilarious.

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After visiting Mark Dice's site and reading what his followers have to say....yep...Desi has it down pat.

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Old Yesterday, 02:12 AM   #293
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
And that reminds me of a story...

[comic relief time]

A man goes to see an ophthalmologist, and takes with him a shoebox. The ophthalmologist asks him what the matter is, and the man opens the lid and shows him. In the bottom of the shoebox is an enormous, hard, brown turd about the size of a cucumber.

"Good God!" exclaims the ophthalmologist, "did you do that?"

"Yes" says the man

"I think you have come to the wrong place sir" says the ophthalmologist "You need to see a gastrointestinal specialist"

"No" says the man "Its you I need to see alright. The problem is, every time I do one of these, my eyes water!"
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I think my dad would have liked your joke, and then told it to me. My mom, not so much. But then that was part of the fun of the telling for my dad.
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Old Yesterday, 12:25 PM   #294
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
My sister was a nurse for over 40 years, too. Ran the OB/GYN clinic at the King Faisal Royal Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for 3 years, was an active Air Force nurse, Army Reserve nurse, worked the liver transplant floor and ER at a Veteran's hospital for the last 20 years. She's no doctor either, but she saved more than one newbie doctor from making a critical...and deadly... mistake by questioning an order! Doctors get the glory...nurses do the dirty work.
Yeah, my Mom had to question Doctor's orders a few time too.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
You'll need to see both if you ever come down with the ailment (common in restaurants) where your eyes are bigger than your stomach.
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I have that problem a lot.

But I don't think either can help me with that.
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Old Yesterday, 03:47 PM   #296
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If your eyes are bigger than your stomach, you've had gastric bypass surgery!
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