We've all been to a hospital at least a couple of times in our lives, and those visits are never, never pleasant. Not only you have to answer a bunch of very personal questions, get poked and prodded but also often endure a great deal of pain, which probably have brought you there in the first place. Nurses and doctors, knowing all this either try to ignore your whining entirely and just do their job, while others try to add some optimism to the situation by making you laugh with hospital puns, funny stories and various sorts of jokes. This list that you'll find below are real stories about the second category of hospital staff and their ingenious ways of keeping patients' spirit up.

From doctors who probably have a Ph.D. in trolling to patients who are taking it rather well and nurses spending their graveyard shifts in very nonconformist ways, the hospital turns out to be an excellent source for funny jokes. So, scroll down, say 'ahhhh' and breathe deep, because you're going to need all the oxygen that you can get for laughing at these funny things found in hospitals!

#1

Saw This Next To The Weighting Scale At The Hospital

Saw This Next To The Weighting Scale At The Hospital

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Hope Floats
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2 years ago

Laughed out loud at this!!.. Sometimes, it's just better (and safer) to keep our thoughts to ourselves.. Ha Ha Ha...

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#2

The Definition Of Nurse

The Definition Of Nurse

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varwenea
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2 years ago

Or PARAMEDIC, Or EMT, Emergency medical technician, Or FIREMAN, Or DOCTOR

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#3

The Female Nurse Didn't Think I Was Funny. The Male Doctor Couldn't Stop Laughing

The Female Nurse Didn't Think I Was Funny. The Male Doctor Couldn't Stop Laughing

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Aaron Kara
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2 years ago

That's perfect! XD

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#4

Had My Leg Amputated And My Brother Shows Up To The Hospital Dressed As A Pirate

Had My Leg Amputated And My Brother Shows Up To The Hospital Dressed As A Pirate

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ADHORTATOR
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2 years ago

Arrr!

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#5

I Didn't Want To Go To The Hospital When I Had Life-Threatening Illness, Because My Elderly Pet Ducks Required Daily Medications At The Time. I'm The Only Person They'll Allow. The Nurses Let My Husband Sneak Them In At Night

I Didn't Want To Go To The Hospital When I Had Life-Threatening Illness, Because My Elderly Pet Ducks Required Daily Medications At The Time. I'm The Only Person They'll Allow. The Nurses Let My Husband Sneak Them In At Night

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Chris Jones
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2 years ago

That's excellent. Kudos to the nurse.

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#6

Photo Taken Outside Children's Hospital In Los Angeles. Smart Kid

Photo Taken Outside Children's Hospital In Los Angeles. Smart Kid

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varwenea
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2 years ago (edited)

This is very real. And someone did send pizza! It was in the news.

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#7

Who's Gonna Stop Me?

Who's Gonna Stop Me?

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KaPOW
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2 years ago

That is brilliant!

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#8

He Keeps Taking Them Down For Some Reason

He Keeps Taking Them Down For Some Reason

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LOttawa
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2 years ago

I find this one hilarious lolll.

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#9

This After Hours Clinic Has Got Jokes

This After Hours Clinic Has Got Jokes

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Caroline Huot
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2 years ago

Or live somewhere else than the United States.

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#10

Had To Get My Blood Drawn Today. This Was On The Wall At The Lab

Had To Get My Blood Drawn Today. This Was On The Wall At The Lab

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Symbole Simple
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2 years ago

She got nothing to worry about; her blood looks just fine!

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#11

Christmas Tree At My Fertility Clinic

Christmas Tree At My Fertility Clinic

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Random Panda
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2 years ago

They should have put an ovum at the top :)

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#12

Was At The VA Hospital Today When I Ran Into This Guy And His Shirt

Was At The VA Hospital Today When I Ran Into This Guy And His Shirt

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Laetitia
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2 years ago

Is that the Disney font?

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#13

Woman Ends Up In Hospital After Mistaking Builders Expanding Foam For Hair Mousse

Woman Ends Up In Hospital After Mistaking Builders Expanding Foam For Hair Mousse

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Erin
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2 years ago

She looks so done with life.

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#14

These Removed Fish Hooks At My Local ER

These Removed Fish Hooks At My Local ER

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Super Cat
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2 years ago

Love how the sign says "People Catchers"

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#15

Girlfriend's Eye Doctor Hit Her With A Good Ol' Dad Joke

Girlfriend's Eye Doctor Hit Her With A Good Ol' Dad Joke

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Erin
Community Member
2 years ago

Wauw! Doctor's handwriting that I can read!

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#16

Leech Jailbreak

Leech Jailbreak

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Aaron Kara
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2 years ago

That's kinda gross right?

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#17

After Crushing And Fracturing His Finger, This Is How My Boyfriend Passed Time While Waiting In The ER

After Crushing And Fracturing His Finger, This Is How My Boyfriend Passed Time While Waiting In The ER

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Jaguarundi
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2 years ago

Long wait?

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#18

Comforting To See In My Doctor's Office

Comforting To See In My Doctor's Office

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Hans
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2 years ago

Aspirations!

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#19

I Think I Have Found The Worst Game Ever

I Think I Have Found The Worst Game Ever

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Beeps
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2 years ago

All this for an eye test???

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#20

This Building Is Like Someone Was Making It Up On The Fly

This Building Is Like Someone Was Making It Up On The Fly

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Randy Dhuyvetter
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2 years ago

Kind of reminds me of chinese knockoffs trying to use english phrases.

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#21

Made My Day... And Her's

Made My Day... And Her's

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Chris Pitch
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2 years ago

To mask the smell?

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#22

Three Broken Ribs Yet Grandma Still Knows How To Keep Her Spirits Up During Hard Times

Three Broken Ribs Yet Grandma Still Knows How To Keep Her Spirits Up During Hard Times

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My O My
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2 years ago

Lovely grandma! I want to be like this when growing old

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#23

Found This Mad Lad's Handiwork In The Local Hospital Bathroom

Found This Mad Lad's Handiwork In The Local Hospital Bathroom

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Symbole Simple
Community Member
2 years ago

Hand it to the reception desk if you're not sure!

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#24

So I Was On The Toilet At My Hospital (Children's) And I Look Up To Find This On The Wall

So I Was On The Toilet At My Hospital (Children's) And I Look Up To Find This On The Wall

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Lotte
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2 years ago

kids can be so postive in a negative situation like a hospital

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#25

The Fertility Clinic I Work For Received This Card From A Urologist

The Fertility Clinic I Work For Received This Card From A Urologist

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Freya the Wanderer
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2 years ago

OMG that is TOO funny!

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#26

He Takes It Rather Well...

He Takes It Rather Well...

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2WheelTravlr
Community Member
2 years ago

It's funny, but fake. It was a photo shoot for an insurance company. http://message.snopes.com/showthread.php?t=91277

Mathilde Spiers
Community Member
2 years ago

i wish people would stop using this picture like it's a real life thing, it actually comes from a French advert

Kwaku
Community Member
2 years ago

I have so many questions... WHERE IS THE BLOOD?!

Elizabeth
Community Member
2 years ago

it may just be a flesh wound, they were smart leaving the arrow in and going to the DR. the arrow itself is stopping the blood from flowing out

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glowworm2
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2 years ago

At least it wasn't an arrow to the knee.

Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

or to Achilles' heel

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Betsy Steinhart
Community Member
2 years ago

That's not real.

Mathilde Spiers
Community Member
2 years ago

this is a picture from an advert in France about universal healthcare or something, it is obviously not a real life picture

David Viesta
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

I used to be an average dad like you, but then I took an arrow to the shoulder.

Hubertus Touché
Community Member
2 years ago

Naah, this is fake... have had a dart arrow in my arm once, man, hurts like hell!! Or... dad's on fentanyl. Who's to say?!

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Mithrill!

Aisha La Gatta Pelirroja
Community Member
2 years ago

Obviously! But why is he at the ER? He should visit elvish or dwarf blacksmith to remove the arrow and fix the armour if required.

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, it might have been his fault if he got in the way... good luck to the kid anyway - he probably felt terrible about it.

C
Community Member
2 years ago

Quite sure he is just holding that under his armpit.

Paul Teacher
Community Member
2 years ago

Fake, bow is not strung.

glowworm2
Community Member
2 years ago

We used to jokingly do this in gym class whenever we had archery in middle school. The idea was to place the arrow in the back and go "Don't worry, mama, they missed me!"

Kasia Gerkowicz
Community Member
1 year ago

I took an arrow to... and arm...

Lúthien Weber
Community Member
1 year ago

It's fake, it's a scene from a Dutch tv show

Linda Christian
Community Member
1 year ago

William Tell the Dr. what you did!

Abi Mc
Community Member
1 year ago

I think this one is fake

Norton Chia
Community Member
1 year ago

Colin Firth.

Snowflames
Community Member
1 year ago

Why not?

messa name eh pennywise
Community Member
2 years ago

Definitely fake

Ali Cat
Community Member
2 years ago

God of War (2018)

CurlyFries
Community Member
2 years ago

He is proud of his boy

Ginge
Community Member
2 years ago

Reminds me of the time i walked into A&E with blood pouring from an open wound under my right eye, the lady behind the desk says "what are you here for love?" and she said it with a straight face...

Markus McCloud
Community Member
2 years ago

"'Tis but a scratch!"

Slune
Community Member
2 years ago

Willhelm Tell was missing the apple

Chris Pitch
Community Member
2 years ago

Things got heated and they got into arrow..

Lenny Vos-Groenendijk
Community Member
2 years ago

Evidence?

George Hughey
Community Member
2 years ago

The kid looks like 'seriously, don't take it out! When we get home he's gonna kill me !'

David McDermott
Community Member
2 years ago

Suggests photoshop

Great Panda Mamu
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2 years ago

Or staged.

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irenetheavocado
Community Member
2 years ago

musn't hurt too much?

r3dd3v1lL
Community Member
2 years ago

Is he wearing armor under that sweater? I don't see any blood.

Jenný Samúelsdóttir Herlufsen
Community Member
2 years ago

Probably doesn't bleed much for the arrow is blocking the wound. He would bleed ALOT if and when it is removed.

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Chad Kook
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2 years ago

How...?

Ian Smith
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2 years ago

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fake news

Joe Clark
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2 years ago

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FAKE

Char Char
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2 years ago

Heard you the first time Joe.

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Sheila Robinson
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2 years ago

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So we are to assume this child managed to shoot an arrow that appears to be a fair bit longer than his own arm? I think not.

Shän Di
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2 years ago

You clearly have never shot a bow & arrow

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#27

An ER Nurse And Her Coworkers Decided Gummy Bears Needed To Be Renamed

An ER Nurse And Her Coworkers Decided Gummy Bears Needed To Be Renamed

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Erin
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2 years ago

I love "He Dead!"

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#28

The Only Book In My Doctor's Waiting Room. I Think I Chose Well

The Only Book In My Doctor's Waiting Room. I Think I Chose Well

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My O My
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2 years ago

Where can I get one?

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#29

Saw At Work Today... I Work At A Hospital

Saw At Work Today... I Work At A Hospital

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Freya the Wanderer
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2 years ago

Also, nurses call the shots!

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#30

This Pain Scale Found In My Doctor's Office

This Pain Scale Found In My Doctor's Office

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
2 years ago

Better than the 1-10 scale where you only base it on the worst pain you've experienced. What if you haven't had much before or are worn down by having serious pain a lot? I've always found this really difficult as pain from a broken bone is a different type of pain to, say, nerve pain.

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