Doctors reveal the most incorrect self-diagnoses they've ever seen

We all know that the day-to-day reality of being a doctor isn't really like an episode of House.

Yet some patients are clearly over-influenced by medical dramas, diagnosing themselves with all sorts of exotic ailments.

Sadly they don't often turn out to be right, according to a Reddit thread in which people who work in medicine shared the best - or worst - self-diagnoses they've come across over the years.

We collected some of the best responses below:

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