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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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hello, I am 26 years old. I had cancer for the second time now after 10years, and I am in the progress of recovering from it again. unfortunately, my previous cancer left me with 2 annoying issues. I needed radiotherapy treatment, which left me with a very ugly scar near my left eye. also, it affected a specific are in the back of my head causing it to not grow hair again at all. I am really hoping that you might be able to help me with that, as unfortunately I can't do that on my own!





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Hi there, I had pcos when I was younger, always over weight very hairy, periods whenever they felt like it. I was put on a course of steriods as we wanted children, 3 children later still had all the symptoms was told dr wont do a y thing unless you want children, so just hid behind others for photos, shavec and got on with it, some years later had a hysterectomy, facial hair slowed but still there!, fed up ofhiding I want to feel normal, I asked my gp to test me for cushings syndrome as its still hard to loose weight, stret h marks although not all dark in colour, hump on my neck , no other fat friends have this, very fat face, always tired and deffo lack of labido to name a few, the gp did 1 blood test and said no. I read that theyneed to be more thorough. I feel like I am falling apart at the mo and hate going to my gp! Please advise





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hi, i hit puberty at about 12 which was when my periods started, over a period of about 4 years my boobs went from a C cup to a HH, i'm only 16 and i hate them more than anything, they attarct unwanted attention, i have to wear atleast size 16 tops to fit over them, i haven't put on much weight over the years and i am about a size 10, occationally a 12. I live out of town and walk to school everyday, they are so heavy and give me really bad back and neck pain, i don't take part in P.E or any form of excersise other than swimming, they make me so self contious, they're so ungly and horrible and i'll do anything to get rid of them. The effect my confidence as a person and i want to be an active teenager like everybody else my age, my bra's cost around £35/£40 each and they look disgusting, they are horrilbe but i have to wear what fits, i want to be abe to wear pretty girly underwear. They've reduced me to tears on so many occations when i can't by the clothes i love because they don't fit because of them, they effect my life on a daily basis, i did try losing some weight but they didn't really get any smaller. PLEASE HELP!!!





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Hi, i do not want to be on tv but i am very embarressed of my breast size, i am not even an A cup breast size and of a women who is nearly 30 this is very embarrassing. I have 2 young children so private breast enlargement is just out of the question. Is there anything else i can do to increase the breast size. I have been to my g.p for advise but they do not seem to have the time for questions in this area and do not seem to take it serious. Thanks





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You need a sympathetic doctor. Breasts are very much hormone driven and I have a full A cup, grown from nothing by using 'Estradiol'(oestrogen pills). Perhaps you need to have a full hormone check, my hormones were low and I developed osteoporosis. So a small bust could be an indicator of something wrong or it could be just a genetic thing, probably the latter.

Hi Christian and the embarrassing bodies team, I'm a 24 year old male. I am on the border line of being classed as obese. My weight is ruining my life. I don't really want to go under the knife as it costs so much and can have side effects. And the other problem is I can't get the motivation to go to the gym even though I know my weight could cause health issues later on in life. So I would like to what you think would be a good idea?





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Hi, I am considered obese also, I have decided that this year I will lose weight! I joined slimming world and already have lost a stone so far. It is a VERY easy plan to follow and I enjoy my food. Forget the gym for the mean time as health is 80% nutrition and 20% exercise. So get the food bit right first then start thinking about everything else. Step one--- find a slimming world group. Step two--- call the consultant and express your concerns and commit to going step three--- go every week and do what they are telling you to do. step four--- enjoy it step five--- become what you want. you can do this, there is help out there BUT u have to put some effort in because u are worth it and u do deserve this. Good luck "a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step"

My fiancé has been unable well the past two weeks he has had temperatures going hot and cold here has been shivering when it's boiling and he constantly drinking and going toilet and setting a lot the doctor said it's dehydration but I don't think it is can any one help





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Hi I'm 45 and my penis is bent like a banana it has always been like this my wife says it hurts when haven sex can I get it straightened





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Hi my fianceè has been suffering with thrush for a while an has tried canesten and other viginal creams but nothing seems to be helping the discomfert and itchiness is driving her crazy and getting her down!! She has been to the Gum clinic an to her Gp but nothing has been successfull any help or advice would be much appreciated thank you





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Why do I feel like I am having broken glass rubbed inside me when I have intercourse I have had it 6yrs and my doctor hasn't helped cure it I am 59yrs old





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