Whether you dislike visiting the doctor, or you are studying to become a doctor yourself, we can all agree that medicine is fascinating and at the same time terrifying.
Some old medical procedures will scare your pants off, but not before fully intriguing you with their hard-to-believe practices. From using snake oil and dead mice, to goat testicles and earthworms, the medical practices of long ago were seriously messed up.
Here are 10 shocking facts about the history of medicine that will make you thankful that you live in this century!
1. Crocs as Condoms?
The ancient Egyptians used crocodile poo as a form of female sexual protection.