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Dr. Christian Jessen specialises in sexual health.

Dr. Christian:
There’s absolutely no need for people to feel embarrassed because believe me, I’ve seen it all before.

Why have you just come to see me now about this..?

I’d hate to see what could develop under his foreskin if it was left…

It is quite likely you may have something. If you come and see us we’re not going to chop it off but if you don’t, it might fall off by itself…

But your results are, quite frankly, shocking…

There are certain parts of our bodies that we don’t talk about but when they go wrong, we should…

You’ve got away with it…

People would rather suffer in silence then get these things treated and that’s ridiculous in this day and age.

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I'm 18 and don't eat but look normal and my mum has an addictive personality and is addicted to alcohol, both her parents died from alcohol related illnesses, but every time she tries to quit she gets addicted to something as equally bad, she is also losing her hair and has lichen planus on her hand, wrists, knees and feet, is there anything you can do to help us?





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Hi i doubt this will get a response but what the hell out of options. Am 22 and i have been under weight just healthy weight for years i am a size 8 weigh 9 stone but always have a bloted stomach all the time it makes me look pregnant s even though i weigh nothing i look podgey and i cant get rid of it. No matter how much i eat and i can eat 5 meals a day for a week of junk food i still loose weight. I cant keep weight on it want stop falling of making me tired and ill and i look podgey the hole time.Am a mum i need to be healthy.So if any of u doctors see this advise would be nice basicly cant keep weight on getting smaller and smaller in size getting more and more unhealthy yet i always look chubby what the hell help plz on both if need be al come to you been years now and am a mum so not good enough any more heres hoping for a replly of a doctor thanks





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Hi im 68 and when I go to the toliet for a wee well I have a wee but then I still fell the neec to have another wee eo I have another but it isnt as much as the first time but then I still need a wee but it just come out in dripples I nave no idea what it is so any 1 got any suggestions to what it is thank you





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Hi I have a burst blood vessel on my face under my eye, I am very self conscious about it and am constantly covering it up with make up. It seems to be getting bigger and more noticeable. I have been to my GP and they were less than helpful and gave me cream that hasn't helped. Is there any treatment that can help this as it keeps getting bigger.





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Hi I have an issue thats rather embarassing to go public about. I have little to almost no feeling In the end of my penis, to the point at which I can flick, pinch/do whatever to the tip and it is barely noticable. It has been like this for as long as i can remember, it is becoming more of an issue now with my partner as I can enjoy the obvious things you should enjoy with someone you care about (it has always in the past embarassed me to the point I feel inadequite as I could never finish as such without forcibly making myself, and always felt i could not be with someone, hence being 21, having a list of sexual partners that would make some people gasp and yet never having a single commited relstionship until now. Any advice or help appreciated. I was circumcised at the age of 8 for medical reasons im not sure if it is related. But its really bothering me as ive finally found someone I really do care for but I know sometimes she feels shes doing something wrong in the bedroom and im just saying this issue to her to make her feel better





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Hello my name is Victoria and I really need help! I have two beautiful children and a wonderful partner and my life seem great to everyone else but a dark shadow hangs over me every day I suffer with depression and ansity . It's ruining my life I have a part time job witch I struggle to do due to being extremely tiered every day despite sleeping reasonable well lately although I have had other sleeping problems in the past. I finish work at three in the afternoon when my children come home from school and the first thing i do is go to bed for an hour am I a terrible mother ?? I hate myself for this but I can't help it I am so tiered !! I have no social life because I have no friends there is nothing in me that is a good quality to make a good friend I have no interest in doing anything I even stopped using my mobile phone for months because nobody ever rang me but then I had the school on my back !! I suffer from memory loss and eating problems I went to the doctors and they put me on anti depressants but I have to go back there every couple of weeks in order to keep getting medication and that was to much for me so i have not gone back for a long time and now I am stuck in a rut ! I get up go to work come home go to bed every day and little things like house work overwhelms me and I struggle to get it done . Please help I am worried I will lose my partner over it !!





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Hi, I've been diagnosed with hailey hailey . Could you please advice any cream or home remedies that could possibly ease the pain, itchiness and infection...Many thanks





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Hello embarrassing bodies. I seen the programs but I don't won't to be on because am not confident to be on, let introduce myself and my symptoms, I hope you read, understand and help me. I am 21 year parent with one child. She 2 year old. At moment am Young women housing project, so i get lot of supports. They know all of my help health and my doctors and nusers knows. I been going to daughter my whole teenage life and still going. I tried to many medication but nothing seem to be working. Am confuse, my daughter think its in my head and maybe I should see (CBT) and my support working social work ask me to see psychological,and other therapist. I tried talking to them, they say I have post traumatic stress but my social working thing I have depression and she told me to ask my caught for the pill. I don't think I need to take it. I read all about the side affects and thought I don't need need that, decided to listen to the therapist because I feel their right. My daughter have been take away from me and into care because they think am not cable to looking her and to give her dealing, that true I been doing everything to make her happy, they think it will be best for both of us, so I can get myself better or not. I think it best for my daughter but I miss her so bad. Am fighting each day to have back in my care, Am In court every three month, to give the review of my progression. Am the moment am failing because of my personal hygiene. Every morning I make sure I clean myself and down below there but it never last longer. It go back to the same, like I have wash for weeks, the smell is so strong when am out some people run away from me, teenage makes jokes of me and some question themselves, they feel might offend me. with a long time illness. It all start when I start my first period, at age 10 year and until now,I'm 21 year still suffering from the same things. At first doctor thought it was threat worms and thrush, then hypohidrosis, so they give me Vermox suspensor and Vermox tablets for threat worms and i given person advise how prevent from happening, I did exactly what told me, it back again.They give me Cannestane thrush treatment that never work. I try Anthydrol forte to prevent my sweating and I was advise to use all over my body. That work for 1 week and I go back everytime the treatment run out but it haven't go away. My bum and vagina smell strongly bad. No matter how long i spend in the toilet cleaning down bellow, it will all smells, I eat very healthy and exercise in my house and my clothes always wash and smell before wearing but 1 or 2 hours later I smell like poo, pee and sweats everyday, I always carry baby wipe and baby powder to prevents the smells, I have a bath with a antibiotics soap sometime simple. It affecting me so bad that I wish I never was born. The older I get, the worser it's become. Am frustrated everyday. I cant become the parent I always dreamnt of, I cant go out without being embarrassed. I cant go to college or university and am in chance of losing my daughter from my care all because the same problem, am in a chance losing my career. Am really asham, confuse worry, frustrates, angry and sad everyday Can you please help me please. I want to feel confident do everything and to be around people without being humiliated everyday, please help me! I love daughter so much I don't want lose her. Losing from my care could kill me. Can you please please please help me? I don't want be on programs until am well.





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I think my cousin has an eating disorder I have noticed the laxatives in her bag she has lost a lot of weight within the last two years and now she has been going through around 5 operations within the past year due to an infection under her arm plus I just found out that shehas went through a hip operation however iI don't know if the infections and the hip operation are linked to her lifestyle I have had words with her mum but she seems to ignore me when I bring up the subject I have also had words with my cousin herself but either she flies off the handle or changes the subject and just recently she has been getting involved in other peoples buisness I think to draw attention away from her . Can you help am I putting 2+2 together and getting 5





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THE SKIN IN MY GROIN HAS BECOME VERY VERY SOFT.WHEN A SWAB TEST FOR MRSA WAS TAKEN IT DREW BLOOD. HOW CAN I TOUGHEN IT UP PLEASE?





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