19 Doctors Confess The Most Difficult Situation They’ve Ever Had To Face

There’s a reason it takes people close to a decade to become a doctor. The will, strength, depth, and shear talent it takes to learn and understand the human body is mind-boggling.

And when other people’s lives are on the line, it’s up to the doctors and nurses and medical professionals to use that knowledge and keep our asses healthy and alive — which is no easy task.

So when the going gets tough, and people come into the emergency room with gaping wounds or kids get diagnosed with inoperable tumors — we lean on doctors to help us through. But where do doctor’s turn when the weight of death and despair becomes too much?

Medical professionals are faced with some of the most disheartening, tragic, and devastating circumstances, and these 19 stories prove just that:





Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.