Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded | Reader's Digest

Funny Medical Acronyms, Decoded

Say what? Here's some of the more shocking slang that doctors might use.

By Joe Kita from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2012
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    D.I.N.K.

    Patient who Did Not Keep appointment

    P.I.T.A.

    Pain In The Ass

    F.L.K.

    Funny-Looking Kid

    F.A.B.I.A.N.S.

    Felt Awful But I’m All right Now Syndrome

    P.M.S.

    Poor Miserable Soul

    G.O.M.E.R.

    Get Out of My Emergency Room

    D & D

    Divorced & Desperate (middle-age female who visits doctor weekly for male attention)

    H.I.B.G.I.A.

    Had It Before, Got It Again

    H.O.N.D.A.

    Hypertensive Obese Non-compliant Diabetic Adult

    L.O.L.I.N.A.D.

    Little Old Lady in No Apparent Distress

    POPULAR RIGHT NOW

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