The Most Offensive Question I’m Asked As A Doctor

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I’m very lucky to live a life where I get paid to do what I love, helping patients in my practice and around the world here on FIstream. As wonderful as that is, unfortunately, there are some costs. Today I wanted to open up and share with you some of the personal struggles I’ve had being a doctor in media, whether it be receiving disrespectful comments and questions from strangers to literally getting my identity stolen by hackers. Thanks to those of you who have always joined me in our mission to fight medical misinformation, and hopefully, you’ll continue standing by my side as we fight cyber bullying and judging medical professionals based on their looks.
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  • beautiful sunset behind dr mike :D how much time does filming something like this take? it was day at the beginning of the video and puf 10 mins later its night :D

    Emilia KirchevaEmilia Kircheva51 minuutti sitten
  • Hi

    Harvinder SacharHarvinder SacharTunti sitten
  • I look young very young for my age. And have a young voice so I’m worried when I do get into my career that patients would be worried or not want me to be their doctor because they will be worried about if I’m honest about my age or not. I’m 24 btw 😪

    Happy GivenHappy Given4 tuntia sitten
  • I didn't want to dislike but it was 999 I had to do it...sorry

    Kill The KillerKill The Killer5 tuntia sitten
  • Hey Dr Mike, ive recently started watching your videos and i really enjoy them! I have a bachelors degree in Physical Education in Brazil (kinda like a Strenght and Conditioning on the US) and i get a lot out of your videos. I think it would be AWSOME i you had a Podcast! Cheers from Brazil

    Ícaro SilveiraÍcaro Silveira5 tuntia sitten
  • oh lord , I can only imagine what my reaction would be if you come in and say you're my Doctor...i would be in shock....stay quiet and try to assimilate whats going on and then talk reaaaaaally low XD probably get red.

    moises rodriguezmoises rodriguez6 tuntia sitten
  • You're soooooo kind, doc mike. I admire you so much 🥺❤

    Jean Rose SilvaJean Rose Silva6 tuntia sitten
  • How do you balance so many different platforms? Can you make a video on that? I mean I struggle to manage just my social media business accounts and work.

    Nasheen JNasheen J7 tuntia sitten
  • I’m not saying you can’t be smart and good looking... I’m sayin you can be my doctor any day... plz give me a check up 😅👀

    Kholdest queenKholdest queen11 tuntia sitten
  • Bet when Dr mike plays among us and he gets imposter he will just give excuses, smooth talk his way out and lecture them. I can see it

    Kareesha VelardeKareesha Velarde12 tuntia sitten
  • Death threats? What? WHY? You are like the nicest person on the internet..

    Ranjula MedonzaRanjula Medonza16 tuntia sitten
  • Okay, doc, we get it. You're not just the hottest doctor youre also the smartest Im just kidding lol i get it

    WillDaBeastWillDaBeast17 tuntia sitten
  • Oh I know the feeling when other people judge you just because of exterior things. I like behaving a little bit goofy and funny and stuff, so everyone thinks that I'm stupid and have like an IQ of 0. Then they always are surprised when they see or hear about how smart I am, what good grades I have at university, or what I work parallel to studying. Like.... Yeah? I can be smart AND can run around making stupid jokes. But I always got offensive questions like 'you?! Are studying at the university?!' 'what... You're doing Biochemistry? But you have to be smart to do that?!' or 'wow when I looked at your grades they were... actually good? I didn't expect that?' Yeah....... Thanks for nothing.....

    Sev P.Sev P.19 tuntia sitten
  • I'm a chemistry student and everytime a person knew my field of study, they alway ask me "Can you make meth/drugs?"

    David Emmanuel C. LubayDavid Emmanuel C. Lubay23 tuntia sitten
  • Haemorrhoids are usually caused by straining during bowel movements, obesity or pregnancy... Make some video on haemorrhoids..

    Maro GaandMaro GaandPäivä sitten
  • lol this isnt rlly related but can I be a surgeon and like...doing something politics related as well?

    gracedldmgracedldmPäivä sitten
  • Dr. Mike! my favorite part about your youtube channel is that I know so many people intimidated by their doctors, they expect not to be taken seriously and they end up resenting medical prosedures, you help reach the middle point between trusting your doctor but also demand to be treated with compasion. sorry bad english

    Catalina PlazaCatalina PlazaPäivä sitten
  • Omg you are a doctor in New Jersey!!! Omg omg omg 😯

    Gabrielle AngGabrielle AngPäivä sitten
  • I've been asked so many times "why are you in medical school? You could have chosen anything else and been successful looking like that". I'm always like "what? That question makes no sense" 🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️

    Valentine JadoulValentine JadoulPäivä sitten
  • Hello doctor Mike I am from Philippines I love your videos specially the memes 😁 🥰

    Rogelyn VerousRogelyn VerousPäivä sitten
  • Do you have any idea how much you inspire me to pursue being a doctor??

    MirasolMirasolPäivä sitten
  • Why are you so perfect dr mike ? ♥️

    Dhgfrb FrhjDhgfrb FrhjPäivä sitten
  • I am happy for you!

    Bina FloresBina FloresPäivä sitten
  • Haters are jealous. Jealousy is an ugly thing.

    beanallenebeanallenePäivä sitten
  • "Why did you become a doctor, when you could be a model?" That's not something I am used to hearing LOL

    Nívia OliveiraNívia Oliveira2 päivää sitten
  • "You will never see me advertise something that I do not truly believe in, which brings me onto todays sponsor RAID: SHADOW-"

    Chicken PermissionChicken Permission2 päivää sitten

    Kilo RenKilo Ren2 päivää sitten
  • Do you believe in god?

    Teresa BlancoTeresa Blanco2 päivää sitten
  • ur lucky ur in america . in my country , if a patient dies from a serious problem , they say - its the DOCTOR'S fault , but if the patient survives , they say - its the GODS WORK

    smayan buildz-#buildersmayan buildz-#builder2 päivää sitten
  • you might want to comment about a certain Dr. Farrah Bunch :)

    Alyson YapAlyson Yap2 päivää sitten
  • "Why did you become a doctor when you could have been a model?" Why not both? Doctor Mike is a doctor and FIstreamr, so he could be a model as well. He could be an astronaut!

    Hans BjorgmanHans Bjorgman2 päivää sitten
  • the most offensive thing we find on youtube: a video just barely over 10 min...

    IGame4FUN :DIGame4FUN :D2 päivää sitten
  • See this is why I teach my daughter if someone calls you beautiful or cute say “thank you so much and I’m smart too!”

    Dani VDani V2 päivää sitten
  • Thanks Dr. Mike for keeping it real.

    Terence BanesTerence Banes2 päivää sitten
  • Isn't it "One hand washes the other?" But that aside I would love for you to be my family doctor if I had to pick out of any doctors in Jacksonville and you were one of them you would be my number one choice! you're awesome bro. Why? You ask? Because my present doctors who are great don't get me wrong they all 10 to get us and Russia Saint out disallowing questions discouraging us from talking too much... or asking too many questions... therefore we walk out of there unsatisfied.. feeling like we're just another number and leave with unanswered questions.. where as you, I imagine, have to have your assistant come in and tell you Dr. . Mike! You've got to hurry up.. their are other patients waiting on you.. you got to let this one go.. enough chit-chat.. let him go and let's see the next patient.. you're backing up Doc....

    TonyTony3 päivää sitten
  • I actually feel so much better with going to the doctor since I started watching you and other medecine channels, you guys are amazing and are preaching for a good cause; no one should be scared of consulting. Thanks a lot.

    Marianne PoirierMarianne Poirier3 päivää sitten
  • Seeing a healthy doctor makes me trust that doctor more...i have seen many doctors who looked like an alcoholic :(

    Sarbu NoemiSarbu Noemi3 päivää sitten
  • After workout or sometimes during workout I suddenly black out and get dizzy and then collapse for a sec or two????

    Dark KnightDark Knight3 päivää sitten
  • ILD 😘😘🙋

    Nercilia NercyNercilia Nercy3 päivää sitten
    • ILD- ILY 😘

      Nercilia NercyNercilia Nercy3 päivää sitten
  • He swole swole Nice 😏

    IrrelevantIrrelevant3 päivää sitten
  • Wow.. as a doctor, i love ur point of veiw so really much

    Deedy DilokwatanaDeedy Dilokwatana3 päivää sitten
  • God bless

    Helen DriggersHelen Driggers3 päivää sitten
  • You're my unicorn 😍🤷🏻‍♀️🔥

    Maribel PalaciosMaribel Palacios3 päivää sitten
  • Death threat for a doctor? They must be joking. He literally have colleagues ready to help him even through surgery. Criminal case always leaving trace no matter what you do

    Mas RifqiMas Rifqi3 päivää sitten
  • Thanks for being awesome.

    Gustavo BessoniGustavo Bessoni3 päivää sitten
  • I can’t wait to be a doctor like you

    Hannah-Lauren MorenoHannah-Lauren Moreno3 päivää sitten
  • 9:34 to 9:50 I love that

    Christian CannellaChristian Cannella4 päivää sitten
  • bravo to you doc

    niki ioakimidouniki ioakimidou4 päivää sitten
  • Eres genial! Don’t worry about those who asks stupid questions, I can tell you are a great doctor

    crisrob Umancrisrob Uman4 päivää sitten
  • Death thret? What is wrong with people 😨😨😨😨!!!!

    Yekta EsYekta Es4 päivää sitten
  • I have a cardiologist who works at Texas children's hospital - and he holds lessons that are just him drawing on a dry erase board, teaching the patients and parents about their health. I have never had a doctor so professionally, educationally, and enthusiastically tell me about my heart condition in my life - im 30 and learned new things about my heart condition I had since before birth. It's sad that people just equate you to your looks, or see your enthusiasm as somehow unprofessional? I've seen doctors my whole life and you're the 2nd enthusiastic doctor I've ever seen. Idk it made all the difference for me - I love my new doctor

    eoco solnstaeoco solnsta4 päivää sitten
  • I can, unfortunately, relate to the assumptive question part! and I completely agree with your advice .. brush it off and prove people wrong with your results!

    Alliyah KhanAlliyah Khan4 päivää sitten
  • Good thing you are both a Doctor AND Model!

    Jovanna FlorJovanna Flor4 päivää sitten
  • I really enjoyed watching Doctor Mike's videos. I kind of wish that he could be my doctor. You have good information to help people grow and learn everyday that's what I like about you because you're so passionate into Healthcare I can see it in your face. Love you Dr.Mike. Keep up the good work you do. Thank you for everything!!!!

    Caroline SwitzenbergCaroline Switzenberg4 päivää sitten
  • You should do a collaboration with Ken Jeong, he's a really funny guy and also happens to be a doctor

    ScarsScars4 päivää sitten
  • I need to request you as my primary physician when I move to NJ

    nickolas416nickolas4164 päivää sitten
  • Hold up people are still sending death threats. Yall need to grow up like we get it u were hurt but life gets better stop just spread kindness

    Caleb DariusCaleb Darius4 päivää sitten
  • What do you really think about the American health care system? Or don't you really get contact with the unfortunate folks in America who don't have health insurance

    Das WienerleDas Wienerle4 päivää sitten
  • very nice doctor and smart❤️❤️

    trish gnorodtrish gnorod4 päivää sitten
  • I have a friend that is a doctor and this made me realize maybe that isn't fair to ask her to answer questions about situations she isn't involved in. I just like hearing her opinion on it! Oops.

    R DR D5 päivää sitten
  • Hey doctor Mike, ive got a question. Ive once experienced this period of time in which i randomly started smelling smoke in my house. No one smokes in the house and nothing is burning and strangely, no one else in my house smells the smoke. Thoughts on this?

    Nabil FauziNabil Fauzi5 päivää sitten
  • They might be asking are you a real doctor cos you could say your a doctor of physics or chemistry

    Crazyvids.comCrazyvids.com5 päivää sitten
  • I used to be a first aider at my old job and the amount of collogues who thought that made me qualified to diagnose people was astounding. it would be like them: "hay I have this rash, what is is" Me: "How should I know go to a doctor" Them: "but you're a first aider" Me: "A WEEK'S TRAINING IS NOT THE SAME AS 10 YEARS IN MED SCHOOL GO TO YOUR F****** DOCTOR!"

    A.C GA.C G5 päivää sitten
  • Doctor and Model... why not being both? :D No I think that would be too much work, helping People, making YT Videos and Modeling.. Mike would be burned out I'm sure. Baggy Clothes man... good old times xD

    PogoDarnexxPogoDarnexx5 päivää sitten
  • I’m 11 and I wanna work in labor and delivery when I get older

    Edie RoseEdie Rose5 päivää sitten
  • 6:08 that's the body language of a girl who's flirting

    BryBry5 päivää sitten
  • Doctor Mike is not a doctor. He's a dentist. I mean look at his teeth. His teeth are far more brighter than my future.

    Auntie AmpepAuntie Ampep5 päivää sitten
  • done watch MD video T/f questions upon next phys visit

    El Cid GamingEl Cid Gaming5 päivää sitten
  • What in the hell is blinking back there? It looks like a building? Sorry i just couldnt stop looking at it haha

    chrisw443chrisw4435 päivää sitten
  • You look kind of like Max Goodwin in New Amsterdam

    Danielle ShafferDanielle Shaffer5 päivää sitten
  • I thought the question was going to be “are you single?”

    Bridget MaynezBridget Maynez5 päivää sitten
  • Subxanallah brothers and sisters come to Islamic religion everyone will be die if u wanna janaha

    good healthgood health5 päivää sitten
  • Ur a hot doctor ngl 😍

    Liha KimLiha Kim5 päivää sitten
  • 8:45 Sadly I think it's because people respect models more than doctors, because celebrity and beauty somehow is the most important thing in their mind.

    YonaelYonael5 päivää sitten
  • The problem of being healthy IS weird to me. I mean WHY THE HELL DO YOU NEED TO GO TO A DOCTOR TO KNOW YOU'RE LIVING UNHEALTHY?! People if you're unmotivated for something no doctor Will help, if you're not gonna change your lifestyle to healthy no doctor can help.

    Mitja KovačMitja Kovač5 päivää sitten
  • Are you that Jewish guy from cod ww2

    ssssSTopmotionssssSTopmotion5 päivää sitten
  • Who giving him death threats we throwing hands on sight

    bloodboibloodboi6 päivää sitten
  • I often hear those with degrees and diplomas say that you shouldn't listen to people without degrees, they probably don't know anything worth knowing. but the problem is that those with degrees typically work for an institution that gets govt. funding and cant share that which may contradict the narrative for fear of losing their funding, reputation and career. learned people can be just as informed if they extrapolate and assimilate from the same sources as the degree holders.

    william bushwilliam bush6 päivää sitten
  • Dr. Mike quick question. Are chiropractors actual Doctors?🤔

    Castle CoatlCastle Coatl6 päivää sitten
  • M I k e t y s o n

    He Y • 12 years agoHe Y • 12 years ago6 päivää sitten
  • I dont think the pap smear girl was worried about her health. 😂

    Jade AliseJade Alise6 päivää sitten
  • Omg i never expected to relate to such a specific case before! I also hate how ppl judge me based on how i look I'm glad u could voice the words i couldn't before! Let's prove them all wrong! 😆

    アミラAmiアミラAmi6 päivää sitten
  • I like to be too rich to work..Make it happen to me pls god.

    yolo yoloyolo yolo6 päivää sitten
  • Mikhail genuinely seems like a great doctor and person. Just hope I'll get the privileged to meet him one day!

    RareGamer91RareGamer916 päivää sitten
  • 9:03 I agree with you Dr.Mike " Beauty does capture people Attention, but Personality its capture people's HEART

    light bravelight brave6 päivää sitten
  • So it wasn't the fat shaming question?? Jokes aside this was excellent information

    DavorunnerDavorunner6 päivää sitten
  • I’m really glad that I came across your channel......I’ve learned so much from all your videos....seriously...seems as if it’s too much knowledge for a 13 yr old😂.

    Prachiti KhanvilkarPrachiti Khanvilkar6 päivää sitten
  • You should answer the question with "If it weren't for my horse, I wouldn't have spent that year in college."

    Jedidiah MetzgerJedidiah Metzger6 päivää sitten
  • On your last question, not exactly the same, but as a college aged female, I work in the plumbing department at a hardware store and I cannot tell you how many times one of the following has happened to me in the last (almost) two years: 1) customers look me up and down and say, “you know plumbing?” Or, “can you get someone for me to help me in plumbing?” After I already said I could do it for them or help them. 2) a customer refuses service from me but will immediately approach my male coworker, even if they aren’t in my department and know nothing about plumbing. And ultimately get returned back to me for assistance. 3) I will be standing with another associate, and I will be explaining everything they need or answer their question, and they look at my coworker instead and completely ignore me. Or better yet, they will answer me when I ask questions or ask follow up questions, but are still looking at my coworker and not at me. This one really gets me some days, just depends on the day I’m having before it happens. 4) my favorite: •coworker points me out to a customer• •customer looks back at them• “that girl knows plumbing?” •I help them with their problem• •customer returns to other coworker• “wow that girl knows everything!” This is even better when they learn my name is Daryn, because when they hear it EVERYONE assumes I’m a guy first. 5) not often, but I have had someone look me up and down when they asked us to get something down (I’m lift equipment certified) and they straight up just said “oh honey, go find someone else, you can’t lift that thing all by yourself.” Like... I get that I’m 5’3 and 110 pounds, but after almost 2 years of working there I’ve built some muscle strength and I can pick up 90+ lbs toilets off the ground and onto a shelf almost by myself now. I’ve been told I’m a lot stronger than I look many times in my life as well. I took a self defense class for half a semester (thanks COVID) and could roll my trainer over me when I was laying on my back on the ground, and he was nearing 250 lbs. I’m not professionally trained in plumbing, but I’ve picked it up really quickly since I started working there, and dedicated a lot of work and time to hopefully stand out to my superiors, and luckily they have noticed.

    Daryn BoyntonDaryn Boynton6 päivää sitten
  • Yo who’s out here sendin my doc death threats ?!??🤨I want names 😐

    Jeremiah F.B.Jeremiah F.B.6 päivää sitten
  • The science behind it is that while attractive kids are treated better in school-later in life if they remain extremely attractive, they’re seen as dumb. Which is a hard flip to do. From being a teacher favorite to being seen as not intelligent.

    projectmicky1226projectmicky12266 päivää sitten
    • That's not true... The halo effect remains throughout your life

      carrotcarrot3 päivää sitten
  • You’re the jam, Dr. Mike 😄

    bird bonesbird bones6 päivää sitten
  • started the video in the morning, and finished at night, way to go 👍

    wenceshenwenceshen6 päivää sitten
  • Food

    WalnutAlpaca860WalnutAlpaca8606 päivää sitten
  • Are u single then

    Yustisa SofirinaYustisa Sofirina7 päivää sitten
  • I beleveeeeee you mikaaaaa

    Himani RoyHimani Roy7 päivää sitten
  • Hey Doctor Mike, I have ADHD and touching my face is one of my stims (self stimulation). I know it's bad to be touching my face, do you have any advice to help with this?

    PorksodaplusparadisePorksodaplusparadise7 päivää sitten
  • I'm a nurse and I'm 21 years old. I get asked ''Are you sure you are a nurse? Are you able to help me/do this procedure?'' Uhm yes Sir, I am.

    xHeartbeatxxHeartbeatx7 päivää sitten
  • not sure how to explain it but this guy has a doctor voice

    Hayden HattenbachHayden Hattenbach7 päivää sitten
  • Thank you for not backing down and sticking to your morals as a doctor. You genuinely help people both in your job as a doctor and as a media personality online and I really admire you and your community for that. Please keep doing what you're doing!

    DralineDraline7 päivää sitten