Doctor Rejected From Best Friend's Wedding After 'Spending Thousands' To Attend
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A doctor has revealed that she was rejected from her best friend's wedding because she got moved to a COVID ward. Watch video of her explanation below:
Dr Emily Long, working at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts also said that she spent 'thousands of dollars' to attend the event in Texas and also took time out of her hectic work schedule.
The doctor usually works in plastic surgery but is currently placed on the ICU due to the pandemic.
She said: "Tomorrow I was supposed to fly out straight from a 24-hour shift to attend one of my best friend's big wedding events.
"I spent thousands of dollars on [getting there] and took my vacation time off, which is very limited, to attend.
"When I texted her [this morning] to let her know I was being tested and taking all these precautions in an attempt to make her feel comfortable, she totally freaked out when she found I take care of sick people.
"Who would have thought a doctor takes care of sick people. So, I was uninvited because I made a lot of people and her feel uncomfortable."
The viral clip was posted by @dr.ems four days ago (Aug 27) and has already racked up 4 million views and 547,000 likes.
Users were eager to weigh in with their thoughts.
One user joked: "Hold up, she's having a wedding? But shes worried about you? What on earth."
A second user added: "She wasn't a best friend. Not okay! U are in the medical friend u deserve way more respect than that. I'm sure she had people who go out to the clubs on the weekends.
Whilst a final user concluded: "Girl, please tell me she's not your friend anymore. I'm so sorry that happened to you."
Without knowing both sides of the story it's hard to comment, however, if one thing is for sure - TikTok doctors can be pretty helpful.
Dr Anthony Youn, from Detroit, US took to TikTok to showcase some medical tricks that might help you out in day-to-day life.
Firstly, he says that if you feel like throwing up, to 'take a sniff of an alcohol swab'.
"Doctor's and nurses use it all the time to help with nausea."
Secondly, if you have trouble sleeping, the plastic surgeon says to: "Try a scoop of peanut better before going to bed, it contains tryptophan which will help you fall asleep."
For stressed-out people he says to: "Close your eyes, inhale for a count of four, then exhale for a count of eight.
"Do that a few times and you're going to feel so much better."