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Embarrassing Bodies Down Under, 11:55pm Sunday 23rd November 2014 on More 4. Catch up for free on 4oD »

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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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am i overweight? Im a 15 year old female. Im around 5 foot 7 inches and I weigh around 11 stone 7 pounds. i do around 2 hours of exersize a day (walking to school and back) so around 13 hours of exersize a week (walking to and from school, games lessons, and going to the gym. i dont have a thigh gap at the top of my legs but in the middle i have a tiny one. my tummy isn't massive but my legs are quite big. if i poke them they wobble. im scared because all of my dad's family is obese and i dont want to end up like them. how much should i weigh at this age and height?





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Hi my name is Robyn I'm 18 and I was born with Diaphragmatic hernia and it has caused me loads of pain the past couple of months on my chest, heart and stomach. Please help me.





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hey ! my name is shannon and im just wondering if i could please have a bit of help ..im 18 years old and i have got problems with my inner thighs and it is very uncomfortable but also embarrising because i feel i cannot wear certain clothes because of it , my GP has given me plenty of creams and they have never worked . at this point i think i need a little bit more information on how i could get rid of it but also get contacted back about it soon as i would like to be more relxed about it .thanks shannon





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Hi I am 13 and I know this isnt really embarrassing but im really scared and need answers, for the past 3 days I have had uppers stomach pain just underneath my ribs and and more down as well and I know for definate it isn't period pains and I've took paracetamol co-codamen and other things and kits not working and I've even had a hot water bottle on my stomach and I've searched it up and nothing useful is coming up and sometimes when i breath it hurts please I need help 😭😭😭





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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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You're not a bad mother. Get back to the gp and get some antidepressants. I have had Togo on them recently and yes it is a hassle going up all the time for tablets but your family love you so please talk to your partner as well. It does get better but it takes time x





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