Doctor Reacts To The Worst TikTok Medical Advice

Doctor Reacts To The Worst TikTok Medical Advice

You all have been sending me some WILD Tiktoks promoting some flat out dangerous and incorrect medical advice, so I put them all together for another TikTok React. Today we look at buttergirl eating butter dipped in ragu, how to stop your period in its tracks, synthol guy building muscles with oil injections, sunscreen contouring, only jayus body hacks, extreme stretching, sparkling water vs. tap water, colonic cleanses, russian chiropractor treatments, cigars vs. cigarettes, tobacco use, garlic in your nose to clean congestion, the acidity of gatorade, clearing your baby’s sinuses, keloid scars, microneedling, ear candling, earwax removal, and as always CHEST COMPRESSIONS!

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32 Responses

  1. Katherine says:

    There’s a ton of terrible (general) advice online but some of the worse is on TikTok. This phrase basically sums up my experience with the platform.

  2. Rosie Leaverton says:

    (rubbing nose above the garlic) “I feel a lot of congestion in here.”
    “Because you put garlic up your nose!”

  3. Whitney Griffith says:

    i love how heated mike gets when they’re wrong. But also how he gets so excited when they are accurate. you can tell he’s so passionate love it.

  4. Miriam K. says:

    The one thing I’ve learned over the years when it comes to cpr is: the person is dead. It can’t get worse than that. You can in some cases though, bring them back to life. So breaking a few ribs really isn’t a problem at all

  5. Axolotl says:

    “you sound like a yoga instructor trying to sell her essential oils”

    -A No Good Nick line (Netflix)

  6. chrono Mage says:

    I think this guy is the only person on this site whose reaction content I actually enjoy because
    a) he fact-checks the content he sees
    b) he also provides really cool and possibly useful info while doing so

  7. LL says:

    dr mike: “don’t punch people in the chest”

    boxer mike: *literally punching ppl in the chest*

    • Vinnes RC says:

      Dr mike: “You don’t need mouth to mouth, just chest compressions”

      Norwegian first aid courses: ” Most other countries have gone over to saying that you only need to do chest compressions, but here in Norway we are better than them, so we do 30/2, chest compressions and mouth to mouth”

      Me: Are we really?

    • CuriousNerdKitteh says:

      But he does it the right way. 😹🥊🥊

    • minibagels says:

      You can do that, it’s not like it isn’t allowed

    • Dr. Florida Man; PhD says:

      @Vinnes RC 30/2 is outdated and has been for at least a decade.
      The principle behind chest compressions is that, if the patient is found soon enough, you’re able to keep oxygen flowing throughout their system until EMS arrives. This eliminates the need for mouth to mouth.

      Not that you don’t already know this but for others reading who might not have taken a CPR class.

    • K says:

      “It’s not personal, just buisness”

  8. Angelina Goble says:

    I think Dr. Mike is slowly loosing his mind from watching these TikToks. He’s really smart and I’m glad he knows what he’s doing. Plus, he’s a funny guy! 😊

  9. Mikey Bayer says:

    Guy: “Gatorade makes your body acidic and causes problems”
    Gatorade: has to pass through the stomach with a pH of ~2 before being absorbed in the body anyways.

  10. Christian Rivandika says:

    “when the body goes acidic it cannot heal”
    -people who went through acidosis : guess I’ll die

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