What needless or questionable medical procedures have you or someone you know undergone?
I have two fillings because the dentist convinced my mother (when I was a child) that the grooves in those molars were so deep, they were cavities waiting to happen.
My mother was convinced by her gyn that a hysterectomy would solve her incontinence problems. Then, after it was done and there was no change, told her that there was no reason to think the hysterectomy would solve incontinence.
Anyone else have stories they want to share?