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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

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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

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.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 1

    Among the case studies they see are a man who needs a full body lift due to huge amounts of excess skin following weight loss and a psoriasis sufferer whose body is covered in sores and who is convinced her condition is worsening.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 2

    The second show is dedicated to breasts and all matters mammary. Among the case studies are a woman who suffers from debilitating back pain because of her large breasts and a mother whose breasts have reduced substantially post breast-feeding.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 3

    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. This programme also gives advice and information on commonplace conditions such as the menopause, discharge, painful periods and STIs.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 4

    The final episode this week is devoted to men's health. Case studies featured include a man who suffers from the condition gynecomastia - more commonly nicknamed "man boobs" - who wants a reduction. The show also includes a patient who is worried he will not be able to consummate his forthcoming marriage.

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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

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