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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 set up special clinics across the UK, to find patients who need their help. The series encourages viewers to examine themselves at home and gives guidance for self-examination.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    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.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    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.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    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'.