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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 HAVE THE WORSE SKIN YOU HAVE SEVER SEEN WITH LARGE PORES ALL OVER AND THICK COARSE BLACK HAIR ALL OVER MY FACE AND BODY. MY HAIR FALLS OUT AND I HAVE SORES ALL OVER MY SCALP. I AM DESPONDENT. OF ALL THE PEOPLE ON YOUR SHOW I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYONE WITH SUCH A SEVERE PROBLEM I KNOW IT IS GENETIC. I AM SUICIDAL. PLEASE HELP ME I LIVE IN BROOKLYN, NY USA NO DR CAN HELP ME





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Hi im 19 years old im a female im 5 foot 5 inches and I weigh 7.8 stone and I hate the way I look I have tried everything to put weight on because I want to join the army so i need to put about a stone on, can my doctor prescribe any weight gaining pills or could you suggest anything else. Thanks for your help.





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i have a complex hernia and an infected mesh from a previous hernia repair that is weeping from my navel this has been going on for over 2 years and am getting desperate as i can no longer move without being in great pain and where i have to change the dressings covering my navel my skin is peeling and getting very sore





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Hey Christian!x my partner (Marc) and me have a question maybe you could help us with..... Marc and myself have been talking about trying for a baby, we have two children but want a third. Marc has had a lot of medical problems which has lead to Marc not being able to ejackulate, is there anything medically wrong and is there anything that we could do that would help me and Marc complete our family?x ☺️





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Why got to have a colonoscopy after a scan showed a tiny kidney stone I was told id have to have another scan to make sure its passed but now ive had a letter saying I've got to go for a colonoscopy with no explanation why





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Hi ive just been in hospital with a kidney stone which showed up in a scan and to go back for a follow up scan in 4 weeks but why have they sent me a letter to go for a colonoscopy with explanation I am 53





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With no explanation why ive got to have it

Hi I wonder if you can help me, I don't want to be on tv but I just need some sort of advice i have been to see my doctor and got sent to the hospital because of back pain I had a X-ray done and they just told me that it was just muscle spazums and all I can take is pain relief, it stopped for a little while and started again so went back to doctors and the wanted to me to do for a blood test because they thought I had Endometriosis, blood test come back normal so they left it, now I am in so much pain every time I move in my sleep it wakes me up I struggle to move and walk the pain now goes from my back right through to my stomach. All the hospital tells me is that I just need to take pain killers but they are not working no more every now and then I take a few quick breaths in and then back to normal it's very uncomftable I just need advice on what to do so if you can email me back that would be great Thank you Kind regards





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Hi Dr Jennsen, I'm 36 years old very active and full of life well I was until the first week of December 2014. I pulled my back and was laid up for a couple of weeks. With in this period I went to see a chiropractor who cracked my back and neck as I was in a lot of pain. The next couple of nights I began to feel unwell like my body was being taken over, this may seem strange but it's true! From that day I've had a number of things going on with my body a list to long to mention however I believe it's done a full circle of my body and it's starting all over again! First thing I did was see an out of hours doctor as I had pain in my testicles and stomach. The doctor proscribed me with Cipro 14 days worth as she believed it was Epididmitis. With in this time I had many things happen. Burning skin, rash, pins and needles in my hands and feet, trouble going to the toilet both ends, headaches, couldn't rest up or sleep, muscle cramps! I was starting to feel very different and very Poorly. My GP took blood and these have come back OK! I then went back to my GP for probably my 5th visit about whats is going on and he gave me a course of doxiciline which again did nothing! Since then I've had scans on my testicles and they found a small cyst nothing to worry about, some fat on my liver nothing to worry about so I'm told. I've gone to an allergist and found out I've got some intolerance to some foods and a candida build up but I'm very unsure of it all as my GP told me not to listen to the nonsense but I'm stuck as to what to believe. I've felt better over the last two days but today te 19th Feb I'm very bad again! Nausea, pressure in my head, fatigue, muscles in the upper back of my neck are like rocks! In a nut shell any advice or any help would be fantastic as this is wrecking my life as well and my families life they want thier dad back.





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Hey I'm a 28yr old female and I was wondering if I should be worried about my nipples...I have milk coming out of my left one and a really dark brown blood with a sticky texture coming out of my right one. I have got one child who is now nearly 8 and iv never had a lump in either of my breasts nor do I now...do you know what this is and should I be worried?





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Hi, I suffer with terrible night sweats, to the point where I sleep on a towel and the bed is still damp in the morning- my pyjamas you can wring out and the duvet is saturated. The smell of, what only can be described as, warm weetabix Wales my partner up in the night. This has happened for several years on and off but recently is non stop. It only seems to happen at night and my bloods have come back ok every time. I've tried everything from not sleeping in pyjamas, looking at room temperature and using just a sheet. I'm 31 and I'm waking up sopping wet with wrinkly hands and wet everything- please help!!!!!! Someone has to have the answer because this isn't right. I've been to two previous doctors and it's gotten so bad I'm currently seeing a third.





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