Student Brandon Merrell (22) is rushed to ER with seven symptoms. His college girlfriend Mindy fears she caused it by excessively passionate sex. The only syndrome fitting all seven is improbable 10.000.000 to one, so House supposes it's two rare diseases each explaining half, but tests not only disprove both theories, the treatments make him much sicker, the poor boy ends up in terrifying total isolation and agonizing biopsy. House now guesses his original symptom, a mere cough, was accidentally mistreated with gout medicine which causes the six other, but the pill theory hunt proves frustrating, and there is more to discover... Written by
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On the coffee machine in the team's bullpen, the inscription reads "Good Coffee - cheaper than Prozac". See more
House says that sinusitis and hypothyroidism covers all the symptoms of the patient, but rash is not a feature of both these conditions. See more
Dr. James Wilson
That smugness of yours really is an attractive quality.
Dr. Gregory House
Thank you. It was either that or get my hair highlighted. Smugness is easier to maintain.
Features Metroid: Zero Mission
Written by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Three Dog Night See more