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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 8 Summary

The doctors take on their most challenging cases yet, as they to attempt to rebuild people's bodies and their lives, reconstructing all those broken embarrassing bits with their trademark no-nonsense approach.

Over the series they help people to walk, hear for the first time, or to speak; to rediscover their confidence or their sex lives. They go further than ever by helping some patients with multiple problems by using the very latest in surgical reconstruction and technology.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 1

    Dr Dawn meets a man whose testicles are in a twist. A young dad visits Dr Christian with a big hole in his face. Jaya wants to know if Dr Dawn can help her reclaim her voice after an unusual medical condition distorted her voicebox. And Dr Pixie sees a woman who's hoping for help with childhood burns to her chest and back

    Across the series, the doctors dissect the goings on of four British lads on a typical week in Magaluf. With a 132% rise in local hospital admissions, the doctors put them under 24-hour surveillance using CCTV, to observe and monitor every drunken move and scientifically analyse how a hard week's boozing and risky behaviour affects our bodies and our lon- term health.

    And the EB truck pulls in to Manchester.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 2

    Christian helps 37-year-old Adam, who's been suffering with a rare penis problem for ten years and is in danger of losing both the ability to urinate and have sex. Dr Dawn helps Sally, a young mother who was born without ears.

    Dr Pixie meets a woman allergic to sperm.

    In Magaluf, the doctors examine a typical lads' week.

    The mobile clinic visits Cardiff. And Dr Christian opens a café with a difference in an experiment to demonstrate how our eyes may be bigger than our stomachs.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 3

    Christian meets a man with the sorest penis he has ever seen, a woman born without a vagina, and a builder whose mystery allergy has left his skin weeping all over.

    The 'Rebuild You' strand features family man Alan, who was left paralysed from the waist down after a motorbike accident. He comes to see Dr Pixie to find out how it would feel to stand again. Can the latest technology fulfil his dream?

    In Magaluf, the doctors treat the walking wounded for their holiday mishaps. And Dr Pixie picks up the pieces with the four holidaymaking lads on the morning after the night before.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 4

    Dr Pixie meets a man with a posterior problem that began with a tiny hair and ended up as a gaping hole. And Dr Christian helps Dawn, a a transitioning male to female transsexual, reconstruct her body from top to toe: with new limbs, new breasts and new teeth.

    In Magaluf, the boys are clocking up the alcohol count on their week long bender, so it's time to check for liver damage.

    And the truck rolls up in Newcastle to find a man with a worrying lump and a lady whose hair loss means her confidence needs rebuilding.

    Plus Dr Pixie demonstrates to local girls what smoking does to the face.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 5

    Dr Pixie meets a man with hot testicles and gets to the bottom of cutting edge surgery techniques involving the anus. Dr Dawn uses high tech testing to investigate buying 'legal highs' online.

    Dr Christian and Nurse Joy Tickle tackle skin complaints in Birmingham

    Dr Dawn meets Becky, who had a stroke at just 45. Can the latest electro therapy return more body function to Becky and get her face smiling again?

    In Magaluf, the week-long surveillance continues, focussing on the serious side effects of drink spiking.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 6

    Dr Christian helps a man with a sore penis and meets a woman with a bottom cyst.

    The show helps Sharon, whose large breasts hinder every basic aspect of her life from eating to washing to walking.

    Dr Dawn helps a young man whose chronic skin condition covers his entire body.

    And a woman whose tight vagina makes sex unbearable, gets her mojo back.

  • Embarrassing Bodies

    Episode 7

    The doctors are in Magaluf to see what a week of boozing has done to the boys' sperm and capacity for erections.

    Dr Dawn meets a family of two sisters and a cousin who carry the BRCA 1 breast cancer gene. She follows their emotional journey to discover how it's affected their bodies and the brave decisions they make to change their lives.

    Dr Pixie helps a man with a serious dimple and uses new technology to face her fear of spiders.

    The truck heads to the Midlands, where one man reveals a serious penis problem

Embarrassing Bodies synopsis

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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Embarrassing Bodies

Dr Christian helps a man with a sore penis and meets a woman with a bottom cyst.

More4 11.10pm Thur 2 Oct