Woman Argues With Doctor To Save Husband's Foot, Accused Of Being A Karen

Alfe Mercado
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A sore foot led to a visit to the hospital, but the first doctor refused to examine it and accused the woman of being a pushy Karen. After demanding another doctor, it was discovered that her husband had seven stress fractures and needed surgery. Was she wrong to complain? Read the full story here and decide for yourself.

Wife argues with doctor to save husband's foot, accused of Karen behavior

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Worried wife takes husband to clinic amid swollen foot mystery

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Doctor dismisses foot injury as sprain, denies painkillers 🤕

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Woman fights for husband's foot, accused of Karen behavior 🤼

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Wife fights for husband's foot, accused of 'Karen' behavior 🤷‍♀️

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Wife fights for husband's foot, accused of being confrontational 🤼‍♀️

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Determined wife fights for husband's foot, stands up to doctor 👊

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Woman fights for husband's foot despite doctor's accusation of Karen behavior 🦸‍♀️

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Advocate for your loved ones' health, but avoid 'Karen' behavior.

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Wife's persistence to save husband's foot causes backlash 🤔

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Standing up for a loved one or Karen behavior? 🤔

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Redditor surprised by response to post about Karen behavior 👀

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Husband realizes severity, seeks help after delay in treatment.

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Positive update after Karen behavior accusations during husband's treatment 🙏

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Grateful patient thanks doctors for their opinions and reassurance 🙏

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Woman accused of Karen behavior for saving husband's foot 👩‍⚕️🦶

A woman argues with a doctor to save her husband's foot, but is accused of being a Karen. The husband had been experiencing foot pain for a week and had refused to see a doctor. When they finally went to a clinic, the doctor refused to examine the foot and accused the wife of being pushy. The wife demanded to see another doctor and the second doctor discovered that the husband had seven stress fractures in his foot. The first doctor was reported and the couple received an apology. The wife questions whether she was in the wrong for complaining, but ultimately stands by her actions. This raises the question of how often patients are dismissed by doctors and the potential consequences of not being listened to. Read on for reactions and comments on this incident.

Woman fights for husband's foot, husband needs a wake-up call 💪

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

NTA, doctor's negligence is concerning, medical personnel agree exam necessary 😷

BadBandit1970 | BadBandit1970

Pushing for proper medical care is not being a Karen 🏥

CaptainMalForever | CaptainMalForever

Commenter praises OP for advocating for her husband's health.

cattripper | cattripper

Commenter supports advocating for partners in medical situations. NTA 👍

loloannd | loloannd

Patient advocates for husband's foot and stands up to dismissive doctor.

Chelular07 | Chelular07

Woman saves husband's foot by insisting on second opinion. NTA 👏

crockofpot | crockofpot

Woman fights for husband's foot after doctor's negligence. NTA.

cantcountnoaccount | cantcountnoaccount

Wife fights for husband's foot, accused of Karen behavior 🦶

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Woman stands up for husband's health, accused of Karen behavior 💪

MaraveTheGM | MaraveTheGM

Standing up for your loved ones always makes you NTA ❤️

toketsupuurin | toketsupuurin

Defending spouse's health: NTA argues with doctor to save foot 👏

thenuclearabby | thenuclearabby

Demanding good service from medical professionals is justified 💪

EibhlinOD | EibhlinOD

Advocating for medical treatment isn't Karen behavior. NTA! 🙌

Soiree1999 | Soiree1999

Advocating for patients and standing up to dismissive doctors 🙌

druidoom | druidoom

Standing up to a rude doctor 🏥🙅‍♀️ #NotTheKaren

hBoBh | hBoBh

Fighting for proper medical care 💪🏼🏥 #NTA

Maleficent_Ad_3958 | Maleficent_Ad_3958

Encouraging reporting bad behavior at work can lead to change. 🔍

tomtink1 | tomtink1

Defending a loved one isn't Karen behavior. 🙅‍♀️

urson_black | urson_black

Don't underestimate foot issues - a personal experience 💭🦶

MissMurderpants | MissMurderpants

Defending oneself against medical malpractice is not Karen behavior 😷

dfjdejulio | dfjdejulio

Advocating for yourself or others in the medical industry is heroic ✊👩‍⚕️

Dangerous_Prize_4545 | Dangerous_Prize_4545

Supportive comment section agrees with NTA verdict 👍

MB1428 | MB1428

👏 Advocating for your loved one's health is crucial. NTA!

Simple-Vegetable23 | Simple-Vegetable23

Negligent doctor misdiagnosis leads to tragic consequences for commenter's mother.

Nervous-Chocolate619 | Nervous-Chocolate619

Patient advocates for their health, doctor accused of negligence 👍

Zykium | Zykium

Empowering women to speak up for legitimate complaints 💪

No_Cauliflower_5489 | No_Cauliflower_5489

Advocating for proper medical care is not Karen behavior 💪🏼

Megmca | Megmca

Advocating for proper medical treatment is not Karen behavior 💪

sorry_2_u | sorry_2_u

Wife fights for husband's health amidst accusations, emotional turmoil 😔

ocean_torrent | ocean_torrent

Defending your loved ones shouldn't be called Karen behavior 🤷‍♀️

4DegreeDee | 4DegreeDee

Standing up for your loved one's health is always right 👍

lochnessrunner | lochnessrunner

Patient shares her own experience with bad doctors, supports OP

BroadElderberry | BroadElderberry

Fighting for your loved ones: 👍 NTA stands up for patient advocacy

Whole_Mechanic_8143 | Whole_Mechanic_8143

Standing up for medical rights 💪🏼

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Advocating for a loved one's health - NTA 🏥❤️

whitewer | whitewer

Advocating for a loved one isn't Karen behavior 🙅‍♀️

stubborn_panda26 | stubborn_panda26

Doctor's professionalism called into question, patient complaints important for documentation.

terracottatilefish | terracottatilefish

Commenter praised for advocating for spouse's health, spouse criticized.

shadowflashx | shadowflashx

Advocate for your loved ones, stand up for what's right! 👍

chandlermk | chandlermk

Advocating for your loved ones is never Karen behavior 💪

monsteramoons | monsteramoons

Fighting for a loved one's health? 🏥 You go, girl! 💪

feidle | feidle

Comment section takes a hilarious turn with goose jokes 🦢😂

Psynautical | Psynautical

Hospital may be seeking complaints to fire problematic doctor 🏥👨‍⚕️

DisciplineShot2872 | DisciplineShot2872

Advocating for your loved ones is important 💪

JemimaAslana | JemimaAslana

Chronic pain patient advocates for fair opioid prescribing practices 👍

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Chronically ill person shares trick to make doctors listen during disputes

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Assertive patient stands up to doctor, hailed as NTA hero 🦸‍♀️

Fufferstothemoon | Fufferstothemoon

Advocating for medical assistance isn't Karen behavior 🏥👩‍⚕️

HairTop23 | HairTop23

Wife saves husband's foot, accused of Karen behavior. NTA!

DynkoFromTheNorth | DynkoFromTheNorth

Acknowledging racial bias in medical care, NTA comment and reply.

wordly_mirror9040 | wordly_mirror9040

Be your partner's advocate, speak up when in doubt 🗣️💪

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Spouse advocates for husband's health, proves doctors wrong 👏

saltpancake | saltpancake

Advocating for loved ones is not Karen behavior 💪🏼

JJ032 | JJ032

Runner's bad shoe choice led to multiple stress fractures at 40.

hatesbiology84 | hatesbiology84

Woman rightfully complains about misdiagnosis, doctor deserves consequences ⚖️

The_Werefrog | The_Werefrog

Stand up for yourself and loved ones 💪🏼 You did the right thing.

Complicated-Fox-1976 | Complicated-Fox-1976

Commenter sympathizes with NTA and uses humor to describe geese

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Quick thinking wife saves husband's foot from possible amputation 💪

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