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Video

Voiceover:
Pixie McKenna has been practicing for eight years.

Dr. Pixie:
I can see anything from wind, worms, warts, it’s all in a day’s work for me…

It’s really time embarrassing illnesses came out of the closet…

And is it quite smelly when you pass the wind?

Patient: Umm not to me it isn’t

Dr. Pixie: People worry themselves to death over something that could be sorted out in five minutes…

Oh my God that’s changing colour already I mean literally the top test should change within two minutes and yours has changed like instantly.

I’ve seen it all before…

People have between 15 and 40 episodes of passing wind a day…

Patient: really?

Dr Pixie: let it out.

You must be absolutely thrilled.

Patient: really pleased.

Dr Pixie: It is quite impressive isn’t it?

People shouldn’t feel ashamed, we’re all the same.

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Hi if have spent loads of money trying to loose weight if done diets,gym,juice diets water diets,laser lipo, pills,gels the lot. I never have lost weight I stay the same or go up. I have a hanging stomach which if tried to tone and there is no result . please help I don't go out or were t-shirts which is very stressful . spent money on those belly hold wore it when I gymed and daily and never losed a inch





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Hi basically I've been losing my hair at the back of my head and on one side of my heaf for a few years now n its seems to be growing back but really slowly you can't tell its growing at all. Its getting more difficult to hide. I'm 22 and it really gets me down on a daily basis. If you could email me back even help me I would very much appreciate it. I wanted to be on the show but its too much for me to be honest I can't do it





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I have dermatitis on my fingers, I had it from about before Christmas and I have been to my GP and they have given me 3 different creams two f them were Hydrocortisone one was a 2.5% cream and the first one was a milder one and now I have a cream called Eumovate but none of them seem to be doing anything, they seem to be getting worse/ I was just wondering whether I should get them to refer me to a dermatologist?? Thank you for your help





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Dear I am 33. I have large and flabby boob. my weight is 68 and my bra size is 38 E. if I would like to have an operation to get smaller size how much will the operation cost and where. consider that I would like to retain breast feeding. please advise me and send me your reply via my mail





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Dear Dr Pixie, My name is Liudmyla I am 39, and I really need your help. 4 years ago I went to a dentist and he made teeth for me. These teeth fell out this week and I made and appointment with a different dentist in my area (Nottingham). The dentist told me that she cannot help me because my teeth are too complicated to do. I am a single mm, I have benefits, but I am searching for a job. I don't know what to do wright now. I cannot smile and this is bothering me. Please help me! Thank you very much





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Hi I've been suffering from low self esteem since i was 12 years old. i feel really uncomfortable with my nose shape and length, i even had my nose pierced just to make it look better, but it didn't work. i even make up excuses to not go out with my friends because i'm really self conscious about it, i refuse to have my picture taken as well. i wanted to have a rhinoplasty but my family are living in council houses and can't afford it, and they've already spent money on a wig for me due to my extreme hair loss as well, if you could even consider me for the show i would appreciate so much. thank you





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Hi my name is Maxine. When I was about 25. I started losing my hair from the top, sides and halfway down the back of my head. I have been so embarrassed that I started wearing wigs to hide it. I've been to the doctors they sent me to the hospital but they just said it won't grow back and left without an explanation as to what caused it, then I went to Philip Kingsley centre. They were quite shocked as to how my scalp looked. They said it was scared badly but could do nothing for me, and refused to take the consultation fee I am at my wits end. I am now 50. And don't want to go out much because of the embarrassment in would send you some pictures. But I can't see where to upload them. I don't want to be on your show. I don't want anyone to know, can you please help me. Aim so desperate





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Recently a person close to me has high blood pressure .started the medication for this. THe doctor also did an ecg . Why would the doctor wish to do a second ecg ?





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Dear Doctor Pixie, I really need your help. I am writing this on behalf of my father, for the past 10 years he has been suffering from an unknown condition that no doctor can identify and I am hoping you, or one of the other doctors from the show can help him. He suffers from a swollen, pus filled,burning sensation and extremely painful nose and upper lip. This comes at no particular time for no particular reason that can be identified. It has been coming every few months and it has been getting worse each time. He struggles to move it when it is like this also. Even when applying safirax or strong antibiotics prescribed by the doctor they give him little or no relief. It lasts for a period of approx 16 days. He has searched for an answer but have not come across any and now he has asked me to try and find an answer from you. If you or anyone else can please get back to me, my father would be forever grateful. Thank you for your time. Looking forward to a reply.





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I really need some help I don't know where else to turn my daughter has suffered with her bowls since just after she started school round 5/6 she is now in secondary school aged 11. The doctors haven't been much help at all she gets put on lacative then her body becomes used to it then they try another type she's had ainema senekot latalose dulcolax tablet and liquid mavicol .shes missed loads of school on a good day we use 6/9pairs of pants on a bad day up to 40 pairs she misses so much she gets worried if she goes swimming with friends she wears shorts over her swim suit I always have to go and she's always saying is there poo mum she can't go to sleepovers she scarred of doing per at school school is threating court action please can you help me.in summer time I just about get her clean then she's back to school 2/3 months later I'm back to square one I don't no where else to turn please help





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