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The Embarrassing Bodies doctors offer an innovative way to raise health awareness and de-stigmatise 'embarrassing' body parts and medical conditions

About the Show

The Embarrassing Bodies doctors offer an innovative way to raise health awareness and de-stigmatise 'embarrassing' body parts and medical conditions

Series 1 Summary

The doctors leave their surgery and come out to find the patients that desperately need their help, setting up special clinics in different UK locations. This four-part series encourages viewers to examine themselves at home and give guidance for self-examination of moles, breasts, testicles and vulvas.

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    Episode 1 - Embarrassing Bodies

    The Embarrassing Illnesses doctors are aiming to de-stigmatise common complaints that many people would rather ignore, including a psoriasis sufferer whose body is covered in sores.

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    Episode 2 - Embarrassing Bodies

    The second show is dedicated to breasts and all matters mammary. Plus, the GPs encourage viewers to examine themselves at home and give guidance for self-examination.

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    Episode 3 - Embarrassing Bodies

    Featuring a case study of a mother who has experienced a vaginal and rectal prolapse following the birth of her large baby, and a woman who has urge incontinence.

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    Episode 4 - Embarrassing Bodies

    This episode is devoted to men's health. Case studies featured include a man who suffers from the condition gynecomastia - more commonly nicknamed 'man boobs'.