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22 Doctor Cartoons That Will Make You Laugh Through the Pain

Laughter truly is the best medicine.

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New developments (besides your love handles)

You call that good news? Don’t miss these other doctor jokes that will make you LOL.

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My pulse, your pulse

Just trying to compare the two. Here are more customer service jokes you’ll relate to all too well.

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Fight coverage

Yeah, I’m going to need to go to the hospital after this.

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We’re going to go with yes. Check out these hilarious knock-knock jokes you haven’t heard before.

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Piles of paperwork

150 patient records coming up.

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Rewards for good health

I wish that was how it worked! Check out these other hilarious cartoons about everyday life.

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The perfect note

Thank you, doc!

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House or healthcare

You’ll need the healthcare to pay for the diseases you catch in this alley. Find out what hilarity ensues when voice recognition software tries translating doctors’ notes.

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Sue your son

There was probably a better way to get the money back.

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Waiting room chaos

I’ll stick to organizing the operation room.

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Need it now

Thanks, but no thanks. Grammar nerds will cry laughing over these hilarious newspaper typos that actually made it to print.

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Possible side effects

Here are more animal cartoons that will crack you up.

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Bull problems

And why is that, Bull? 

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The visit is over

I just had a few more questions though. Symptoms giving you anxiety? Don’t miss these cartoons anyone with anxiety can relate to.

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Heart art

It can be hard to have serious conversations with patients with all of these hearts around.

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Lots of patients

A little busy. Memorize these 30 easy-to-remember short jokes for the next time you want to crack up the room.

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Taking that shirt off might be a good start to getting better.

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Tight rope walk

Is this part of medical school now? Don’t miss these other cartoon puns that never get old.

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Need a vowel

No, but you can buy some glasses. Here are cartoons that will crack up any technophobe.

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Oath to dieting

This is what it has come to.

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Purrfectly healthy

Just as I suspected. If that made you laugh, find out why a dark sense of humor could mean you’re a genius.

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Breakfast copay

How much was it? No matter what your party, you can’t help but laugh at these bipartisan cartoons about politics.