A Viral Video Spurred The #PatientsAreNotFaking Response

A Viral Video Spurred The #PatientsAreNotFaking Response

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Scary Mommy, Imani Barbarin/Twitter and D Rose/Twitter

The hashtag #PatientsAreNotFaking started flooding the internet recently in response to a viral TikTok video which depicts a nurse mocking a hyperventilating patient she believes to be “crying wolf.”

In the 15-second clip filmed and uploaded by former Vine content creator and nurse Danyelle Rose, a patient is featured in a hospital room experiencing shortness of breath, while her nurse dances and swings her stethoscope in a rodeo-motion to the beat of that patient’s breathing. The video then wraps itself up with the barbaric caption, “We know when y’all are faking. *insert crying face laughing emojis*”