Embarrassing Bodies Episode Guide

Episode Guide

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 8

  • Season 8 Episode 7: EPISODE: 7

    The doctors are in Magaluf to see what a week of heavy drinking has done to the boys' sperm and capacity for erections. Dawn Harper meets a family of two sisters and a cousin who all carry the BRCA1 breast cancer gene and follows their emotional journey to discover how it has affected their bodies, as well as the decisions they make to change their lives. Pixie McKenna helps a man with a serious dimple and uses new technology to face her fear of spiders, and the truck heads to the Midlands, where one man reveals a penis problem

  • Season 8 Episode 6: EPISODE: 6

    The doctors are in Magaluf to find out what a week of heavy drinking has done to the boys' sperm and capacity for erections. Dawn Harper meets a family of two sisters and a cousin who carry the BRCA1 breast cancer gene, discovering how it has affected their bodies and the decisions they are making. Pixie McKenna helps a man with a serious dimple and uses new technology to face her fear of spiders, while the truck heads to the Midlands, where one man presents them with a penis problem

  • Season 8 Episode 5: EPISODE: 5

    Pixie McKenna investigates new surgery techniques involving the anus, and helps a man suffering with hot testicles. Dawn Harper meets a woman who had a stroke at just 45, revealing whether electrotherapy can help her regain more of her bodily functions, and investigates the worrying trend of buying legal highs online. Christian Jessen is joined by Nurse Joy Tickle to help treat assorted skin conditions for visitors in Birmingham, and in Magaluf there's a look at the serious side effects of spiking someone's drink

  • Season 8 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

    Pixie McKenna helps a young patient with a six-year posterior problem that started with a tiny hair but ended up as a gaping hole. Christian Jessen advises Dawn, a transitioning male-to-female transsexual who has spent a lifetime in a body that didn't feel right, while in Magaluf, the boys clock up the alcohol count and it's time to check for liver damage. The truck rolls up in Newcastle to find a man with a worrying lump and a lady whose hair loss means her confidence needs rebuilding. Plus, Pixie demonstrates to local girls what smoking can do to the face

  • Season 8 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

    Christian Jessen meets a patient with an extremely sore penis, a woman born without a vagina and a builder whose mystery allergy has left his skin weeping all over. Family man Alan, who was left paralysed from the waist down after a motorbike accident, visits Pixie McKenna to find out how it would feel to stand again. Can the latest technology fulfil his dream? In Magaluf, the doctors treat the walking wounded for their holiday mishaps and Pixie catches up with the four volunteers the morning after the night before

  • Season 8 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

    Christian Jessen helps 37-year-old Adam, who has been suffering from a rare penis problem for 10 years and is in danger of losing both the ability to urinate and to have sex. Dawn Harper meets a young mother who was born without ears whilst a woman allergic to sperm seeks the advice of Pixie McKenna. Christian also opens a cafe with a difference in an experiment that demonstrates how eyes may be bigger than bellies and in Magaluf another group on a typical lads' week are under surveillance

  • Season 8 Episode 1: EPISODE: 1

    The doctors return to take on their most challenging cases yet, and chart the physical effects of heavy drinking and risky behaviour as they put four young British holidaymakers under 24-hour surveillance in Magaluf each week. In this edition, Christian Jessen meets Dan, who has a large hole in his face, Jaya wants to know whether Dawn Harper can help her reclaim her voice and Pixie McKenna sees a woman who is hoping for some help with childhood burns to her chest and back. Plus, the EB truck is in Manchester, where Dawn meets a man whose testicles are in a twist

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 7

  • Season 7 Episode 8: Sundown Festival

    The team treats medical issues at Norfolk's Sundown Festival, where Dawn Harper meets a girl whose rare genetic disorder has left tumours all over her face, Pixie McKenna helps a woman with lopsided breasts and Christian Jessen meets a man whose testicular pain is so acute he can barely get out of bed. There is also a rundown of the most embarrassing and annoying sounds produced by the human body, and Val Edwards-Jones lifts the lid on toilet hygiene. Plus, former England rugby player Matt Hampson talks about the spinal injury that has left him paralysed from the neck down since 2005

  • Season 7 Episode 7: Liverpool

    Christian Jessen treats medical issues at Liverpool's Brazilica Festival, including a woman with a prolapsed bottom and a man with anal abscesses. Dawn Harper meets a man whose large breasts are making his life a misery and James Logan gets up close and personal with blood-sucking ticks. Meanwhile, Eric - who lost half his face to an aggressive cancer - prepares for drastic reconstructive surgery

  • Season 7 Episode 6: Weymouth

    The portable clinic arrives in the seaside town of Weymouth, Dorset, where Dawn Harper helps a man with blood blisters in an intimate area, advises on abscesses in the pubic region and warns of the dangers of dodgy tattoos. Also in the programme, Christian Jessen meets a patient whose prostate cancer treatment has left him with rectal incontinence, and a woman in need of jaw replacement surgery. Pixie McKenna advises a 31-year-old with a saggy body and checks in at a charity research centre where dogs are trained to detect serious illnesses

  • Season 7 Episode 5: Luton

    The doctors treat mysterious cases at the Love Luton festival, including a woman with large bruises that appeared from nowhere and another with unexplained skin patches. Back at the clinic, Dawn Harper helps a patient with an odour problem and Christian Jessen meets a man who's not happy with his skin-cancer scar, dentist James Russell tackles tarnished teeth and cameras go behind the scenes at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Season 7 Episode 4: Bristol

    The doctors set up the portable clinic at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, where they give advice on rashes, mouth ulcers and a sweating issue. Also in this edition, Dawn Harper meets a new mother with a painful post-pregnancy problem, Christian Jessen educates festival-goers on flatulence and helps a man whose excessive body hair is playing havoc with his home life, and James Logan investigates the healing power of leeches

  • Season 7 Episode 3: Caerphilly

    The doctors set up the clinic in Caerphilly, south Wales, where patients include a man with testicle trouble and a woman for whom weight loss has left her nipples near her nether regions. There's also a mysterious case of festering feet, and a 14-year-old girl talks about living with the rare genetic condition progeria, which causes rapid ageing

  • Season 7 Episode 2: Magaluf 2

    Pixie McKenna meets a patient who lost his penis in a childhood accident and is now having reconstructive surgery, and Dawn Harper helps a woman with an eye problem. In Magaluf, the team assists with hospital admissions that are the result of excessive partying, Christian Jessen offers advice on the importance of safe sex, and there's a warning to holiday-makers who are spending too much time in the sun

  • Season 7 Episode 1: Magaluf 1

    Dawn Harper treats a man with a problem area on his penis, Pixie McKenna helps a woman with painful abscesses on her groin and bottom, and Christian Jessen follows the series-long story of a man living with half his face missing. The mobile clinic's first stop is the popular holiday resort of Magaluf, Majorca, where the team highlights the horrors of the hangover and the importance of safe sex

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 6

  • Season 6 Episode 10: Lumps and Bumps

    The doctors catch up with previous patients, including a woman who had two large cysts on her head, and a man whose nose was causing him confidence problems. There is also an update on Dawn Harper's trip to the Costa del Sol, where she met a holiday-maker with a hernia, and Christian Jessen uses a novel approach to teach men about the difference between good lumps and bad

  • Season 6 Episode 9: Best of Breasts

    The team revisits memorable cases, including a woman with size 34K breasts, and a man whose problem of leaking milk was the first sign of a more serious condition. Dr Pixie McKenna meets a patient with three nipples, and another seeks advice on rebalancing her mismatched breasts, before the doctors show how to self-check for breast cancer

  • Season 6 Episode 8: Wickerman

    The team heads to the Highlands and Dr Dawn Harper attends a festival, where she meets a man with a problem under his kilt, and a couple who had a problematic night of passion. Plus, Dr Pixie McKenna encounters a girl whose condition is preventing her from having sex, Dr Christian Jessen tries to help a woman with a dilemma she has had to deal with for seven years, and two sisters discuss how they grow as much skin overnight as most people do in 14 days

  • Season 6 Episode 7: Brighton

    Dr Christian Jessen heads to Brighton, where he meets a woman with mismatched breasts, while Dr Pixie McKenna meets a patient whose considerable weight loss has left him with a new problem. Plus, Dr Dawn Harper helps a little girl who's having trouble going to the toilet, Dr Christian treats a man with a pimple on his penis, and dentist Dr James Logan meets a woman with the worst tooth decay he has ever seen

  • Season 6 Episode 6: Tamworth

    The doctors visit Tamworth, Staffordshire, where Dr Pixie McKenna helps a man who has an oozing wound on his bottom, before visiting a music festival in the area to examine the portable toilets. Plus, Dr Christian Jessen meets a woman with a mysterious whistle, and Dr Dawn Harper reveals her top tips for healthy nipples

  • Season 6 Episode 5: Stockton

    Dr Christian Jessen helps a man whose rare genetic condition has left him needing new ears, while Dr Dawn Harper meets a patient who can detect faeces moving inside her intestines. Plus, the mobile clinic heads to a music festival in north-east England, where Dr Pixie McKenna treats a woman who is having trouble with her breasts, and a man with a testicle ailment

  • Season 6 Episode 4: Skegness

    Dr Christian Jessen advises a man who had a vasectomy a few years ago, and Dr Dawn Harper examines a woman whose bowel condition has left her with extensive scarring on her stomach. The seaside tour arrives in Skegness, Lincolnshire, where a man with a wriggly bottom and a patient with an ominous lump on his testicles are among the visitors. Plus, Dr Pixie McKenna educates the women of the town about obesity, and Dr Christian Jessen asks each member of a team of BMX bikers to produce a sperm sample

  • Season 6 Episode 3: Ibiza

    Dr Christian Jessen heads to Ibiza to tackle the issues of too much sun, sea and sex, offering on-the-spot STI checks for holiday-makers on one of the island's beaches. Back in the UK, Dr Dawn Harper meets a man whose concealed penis is causing problems, and the programme meets a cyclist aiming for Olympic glory, despite suffering from a potentially fatal blood condition

  • Season 6 Episode 2: Thailand 2

    The team travels to Thailand to offer on-the-spot medical advice to people suffering from tropical troubles. Dr James Logan continues his 60-day experiment living with a hookworm in his intestine, and in the clinic, Dr Christian Jessen helps a woman whose cosmetic surgey was botched. Dr Pixie McKenna hears from a woman whose large breasts are ruining her life, and a 21-year-old woman with diabetes asks for help in improving her sex life

  • Season 6 Episode 1: Thailand

    Dr Dawn Harper heads to Thailand with new recruit Dr James Logan, who infests himself with a parasitic hookworm as he investigates the ailments Britons could catch in the country. Back in the UK, Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman with an addiction to coffee enemas, and Dr Christian Jessen advises a patient who has had breast enhancement surgery

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 5

  • Season 5 Episode 17: Thailand 3

    Past patients with skin complaints revisit the clinic. Christian Jessen helps a man with underarm odour and Pixie McKenna catches up with a man who had an operation to remove excess skin after considerable weight loss. Dawn Harper visits the beaches of Thailand to discover how a tropical skin complaint can escalate, and advises sun-lovers on how they can tan safely

  • Season 5 Episode 14: Changing Sex

    Christian Jessen revisits two people who have undergone operations to change their gender. He explores their experiences of surgery, and learns about the personal reasons that motivated their decisions - before discovering how their lives have changed in the year since they first appeared on the programme. The programme also examines the medical realities of gender-realignment surgery

  • Season 5 Episode 13: Live From The Clinic: About Face

    The team catches up with patients who previously appeared on the programme with face-related problems. Dr Christian Jessen talks to a woman who is opting for radical surgery to correct her facial malformation, while Dr Pixie McKenna finds out how a mother-of-two's life is improving following treatment for an extreme bout of teenage acne. Resident dentist Dr James Russell visits the Stockton Weekender festival to promote flossing, and helps a woman who has badly stained teeth

  • Season 5 Episode 11: Under the Knife

    The doctors revisit patients who sought advice following operations that did not go as planned. Christian Jessen meets one of the first women to undergo a breast enhancement procedure in the 1970s as she prepares for the final stage of breast reconstruction surgery, Pixie McKenna discovers whether a man has recovered from the aftermath of an operation on his bottom and Dawn Harper talks to a patient who was left with a scarred midriff. Christian also offers advice on fertility to a group of BMX riders

  • Season 5 Episode 5: EPISODE: 5

    A 25-year-old visits the clinic to discuss the way burn scars she suffered as an infant have affected the development of her breasts, while a woman from Birmingham explains how she has coped with developing foreign accent syndrome. A mother-of-three asks for help in dealing with her unsightly varicose veins, and resident microbiologist Val Edwards-Jones heads for Manchester, where she swabs phones, laptops and bags for harmful bacteria

  • Season 5 Episode 4: Derby

    A 26-year-old woman seeks advice about her chronic genital pain, and a 49-year-old man shows Dawn Harper his unruly rear end. Meanwhile, Christian Jessen plays a brain-controlled video game in Brighton with a teenager who has ADHD, and an investment banker talks about using a dialysis machine every night to clear waste from her blood

  • Season 5 Episode 3: Bristol

    Dr Pixie McKenna meets Michelle, who finds toilet trips a traumatic experience, and Dr Christian Jessen diagnoses a 26-year-old man's lactating nipples. Meanwhile, a postman shows Dr Dawn Harper the gout that has caused lumps on his hands, elbows and ankles, and a 20-year-old learns he must undergo surgery to remove two growths from his penis

  • Season 5 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

    Dr Christian Jessen gives advice to a 65-year-old who has undergone gender reassignment surgery to become a woman, but still feels trapped in the wrong body. Dr Pixie McKenna helps an 18-year-old whose ovarian cancer surgery has resulted in an unsightly bulge, and Dr Dawn Harper has difficulty diagnosing the cause of a five-year-old's enlarged tongue. Plus, dentist Dr James Russell meets a 24-year-old man with overcrowded teeth

  • Season 5 Episode 1: Doncaster

    Dr Christian Jessen helps a 58-year-old woman who is having problems with her vagina, and a 69-year-old man with a large protuberance from his nose. Dr Dawn Harper advises a 28-year-old who is concerned by her sleepwalking, hallucinations and nightly distress, and Dr Pixie McKenna receives a nasal examination that explains her snoring and blocked noses

  • Under the Skin

    The medics' patients include a man with oozing underarms and another with a lasting wound. Plus, Dr Dawn McKenna visits Thailand

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 4

  • Season 4 Episode 9: EPISODE: 9

    The doctors return to Spain's Costa del Sol, where the mobile clinic is visited by a man worried about a large lump on his testicle. Back in the UK, Dr Dawn Harper tackles a case of a hairy female bottom, and Dr Christian Jessen sees a woman with an embarrassing vaginal discharge. The medics also encounter a man who has to breathe through a hole in his neck, and take to the beach to remind holiday-makers of the dangers of fun in the sun

  • Season 4 Episode 8: Wales

    Pixie McKenna meets a man who has struggled with an itchy bottom for 20 years, and Dawn Harper discusses periods with three women who agree to measure their own menstrual flow to find out what constitutes a 'normal' level. The mobile clinic arrives in the north Wales seaside town of Llandudno, where the team deals with troublesome boils and bad habits

  • Season 4 Episode 7: Great Yarmouth

    Dr Christian Jessen meets a girl with asymmetric breasts and offers advice to a man with a curved penis, while Dr Pixie McKenna examines a case of painful scalp pustules. The mobile clinic arrives in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, where the doctors learn why curry helps a patient with a painful bottom, and some of the medics undergo different types of mammogram to check for breast cancer. Plus, the team discovers how a man copes with narcolepsy

  • Season 4 Episode 6: Thorpe Park

    Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman with a pair of unusual cysts on her head, and the mobile clinic travels to Thorpe Park in Surrey. Dr Christian Jessen examines why male fertility rates seem to be falling, asking members of a group of paintballers to take part in a related test, and the team also meets a man whose cerebral palsy has not stopped him pursuing a career making people laugh

  • Season 4 Episode 5: Llandudno

    Dr Pixie McKenna tries to find out why a patient hoping to conceive is experiencing intense pain during sex, and meets a woman who appears to have a baby bump, despite not being pregnant. Dr Christian Jessen makes a home visit to meet a newborn with a club foot, while the mobile clinic reaches Llandudno in north Wales, where the team advises on a breast-feeding dilemma. Plus, Dr Dawn Harper arranges a photoshoot for three heavily pregnant women to explore the medical myths and realities of having a baby

  • Season 4 Episode 4: Wakestock

    Dr Christian Jessen discusses circumcision with a group of artists at a life-drawing class, Dr Pixie McKenna treats a man with a condition that is making sex difficult, and Dr Dawn Harper deals with an itchy leg rash, as well as a man who cannot stop staring. The mobile clinic also visits the Wakestock music and wakeboarding festival in north Wales

  • Season 4 Episode 3: Scarborough

    Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman whose nipples are out of place following breast surgery, and Dr Dawn Harper examines a rare leg ulcer condition. The mobile clinic visits Scarborough, North Yorkshire, where Dr Christian Jessen encounters a man with an itchy problem, and firemen undergo testicular cancer examinations. A young woman also explains why size is not important in relationships

  • Season 4 Episode 2: Weston-super-Mare

    Dr Dawn Harper examines a woman who needs reconstructive surgery, and asks members of a group of roller-derby girls to share their concerns about checking for breast cancer. The medics also meet a man with a facial disfigurement, and the mobile clinic visits Weston-super-Mare, north Somerset, where Dr Pixie McKenna speaks to a man with a painful condition

  • Season 4 Episode 1: Spain's Costa del Sol

    The medics return to help treat and diagnose more people's intimate problems at home and abroad, travelling to Fuengirola on Spain's Costa del Sol in the first episode. In the mobile clinic, Dr Dawn meets a man with a protrusion he has kept hidden for 10 years, while Dr Christian and Dr Pixie visit the bars and clubs to find Brits who have received new rapid chlamydia tests. Back in the UK, a woman with two wombs seeks advice about having a baby

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 3

  • Season 3 Episode 11: Back to the Clinic

    The medics revisit some of their bravest patients, including a man who could not sit down because of an intimate problem, and an incontinence sufferer who had a button fitted to control his bladder. They also catch up with a woman whose sex life has recovered after she suffered for 18 years with weakened pelvic muscles

  • Season 3 Episode 10: Back to the Clinic

    The doctors catch up with past patients, including a woman with rotten teeth who was at one time afraid to leave the house due to her sense of shame, a man with a serious skin condition that required skin grafts, and a woman who experienced terrible pain in moments of intimacy. They also learn how some of the girls from Embarrassing Teenage Bodies have been getting on

  • Season 3 Episode 9: Middlesbrough

    The medical team visits Middlesbrough, where patients include a woman whose intimate problem is causing her physical and psychological discomfort, and a man who damaged his penis during sex. Dawn Harper also meets a woman suffering from postnatal depression, and in the Living With strand, a man with Tourette's explains how music helps him cope with the condition

  • Season 3 Episode 8: EPISODE: 8

    The medical show arrives in Glasgow, where the team treats members of the public with ailments including a pus-filled armpit and a spotty groin. Dr Christian Jessen treats a man with an intimate problem, before finding the average size of a man's penis with the help of a rugby team. In the Living With strand, a person with schizophrenia discusses coping with life, and Dr Pixie McKenna undergoes treatment for her fear of spiders

  • Season 3 Episode 7: Back to the Clinic

    Revisiting patients from previous shows, Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman who has undergone 12 months of intimate treatment, and dentist Dr James Russell hears how another has fared with her new pearly-white teeth, which replaced her previous black ones. A viewer also explains how he made the life-saving discovery that he had prostate cancer by watching a past edition of the series

  • Season 3 Episode 6: Belfast

    Doctors Pixie McKenna and Christian Jessen take the mobile clinic to Belfast, where they treat a man with a noisy bedtime problem, and offer hygiene advice to members of a Gaelic football team. Dr Dawn Harper is also visited by a woman with inverted nipples, and refers her to a specialist surgeon who can correct them with a short procedure

  • Season 3 Episode 5: EPISODE: 5

    Dr Pixie treats a 26-year-old man suffering from abscesses in an intimate area of his body, who has already gone through 11 operations, and hopes the team can finally find a solution for his problem. Dr Christian meets a woman embarrassed by her small breasts, and even though he thinks she has nothing to worry about because she has had a baby, refers her to a specialist to discuss what options are available

  • Season 3 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

    The medical show arrives in Hull, where Dr Christian Jessen recommends a revolutionary new treatment to a man who has been suffering from piles for the past year. Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman who has experienced excessive sweating in her feet for more than 20 years, prescribing a course of antibiotics to fight an infection before she can use an iontophoresis machine to help cure the condition

  • Season 3 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

    The programme arrives in Brighton, where Dr Pixie McKenna offers hygiene advice to people going on stag and hen nights, and uses a scientific experiment to highlight the harmful effects drink can have on the brain. Dr Christian Jessen meets a woman who wants a prosthetic nipple after losing one to breast cancer surgery. The professionals also treat a patient with pus-filled tonsils

  • Season 3 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

    The doctors hit the streets of London to investigate stress, a condition that affects one in five people and is the nation's biggest reason for sick leave. Dr Christian Jessen provides advice to city workers, Dr Pixie McKenna meets a woman experiencing severe pain when she uses tampons, and Dr Dawn Harper meets an Essex builder suffering from bizarre night behaviour, which ranges from sleep talking to getting up and laying bricks

  • Season 3 Episode 1: EPISODE: 1

    The medical team returns with a new tour of the UK looking to help those more reluctant to visit a doctor. Dr Pixie McKeena and Dr Dawn Harper take the mobile clinic to Cardiff, where they offer advice on flatulence and, with half of the Welsh population failing to visit the dentist regularly, they are also joined by Dr James Russell and his pop-up dental clinic. Also, Dr Christian Jessen advises a man with a bent penis

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 2

  • Season 2 Episode 9: EPISODE: 9

    Christian Jessen helps a patient with severely cracked skin on her hands and feet and meets a woman with webbed breasts who is considering cosmetic surgery to rectify them. Pixie McKenna treats a hairy problem caused by polycystic ovaries, and two new recruits have a hand in fixing a woman's snoring. The doctors also visit the world rally championships in Wales to observe drivers' ailments

  • Season 2 Episode 8: EPISODE: 8

    The team investigates bad breath with the help of people in Cambridge, while Dr Christian Jessen and Dr Pixie McKenna treat a newlywed who does not enjoy sex and a man whose armpit is rotting. They also meet a student who suffers from sweaty hands and a gentleman whose circumcision has left him in constant pain

  • Season 2 Episode 7: EPISODE: 7

    Past patients revisit the clinic to reveal whether their conditions have improved following their last check-ups. Among the clients are a previously morbidly obese single mother, a woman who suffered from excessive hair, another who underwent an operation to correct a vaginal prolapse and a person once addicted to tanning treatments

  • Season 2 Episode 6: EPISODE: 6

    The team tackles issues commonly associated with men, including erectile dysfunction and gynaecomastia - otherwise known as 'man boobs'. The mobile clinic is in Newcastle this week, where Dr Priya examines cases of sweaty armpits as well as a woman suffering from unexplained pain between her legs

  • Season 2 Episode 5: EPISODE: 5

    The medics tackle summer holiday ailments at Birmingham International Airport, with contrasting cases. Dr Pixie McKenna meets a man who has the constant need to go to the toilet while Dr Christian Jessen deals with the case of a mother suffering from extreme constipation

  • Season 2 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

    A woman in her thirties whose skin has been ruined by acne hopes her face can be restored by the latest technology. Dentist Dr James Russell removes the front teeth of a Scottish man who has been reaching for fizzy drinks at night rather than his toothbrush, and a student needs help with a hairy problem

  • Season 2 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

    Doctors Christian Jessen and Pixie McKenna visit the countryside to give farmers advice on sexually transmitted infections. A woman whose big bust is causing spinal damage also attends the clinic, and dentist Dr James Russell sees a man who has literally been grinding his teeth away. Plus, Dr Priya Manickavasagar helps a patient whose ears are so flaky she cannot help leaving bits wherever she goes

  • Season 2 Episode 2: EPISODE: 2

    Doctors Christian Jessen, Pixie McKenna and the team tackle embarrassing childhood complaints, including a nine-year-old with the worst case of verrucas Dr Christian has ever seen. The clinic also visits a primary school, checking for nits and rotten teeth. Dr Pixie meets a woman who has been left with a host of problems after giving birth to a large baby, and dentist Dr James Russell treats a patient whose teeth have been destroyed by fizzy drinks

  • Season 2 Episode 1: EPISODE: 1

    Doctors Christian Jessen and Pixie McKenna visit Birmingham, which has one of the highest fertility rates in the UK, to deal with a selection of ailments related to childbirth. They meet a woman who suffered a major vaginal prolapse, and invite three test subjects to try out the latest pelvic toners. The pair also encounter a man who had to wear incontinence pads until he received revolutionary surgery on the NHS

Embarrassing Bodies: Season 1

  • Season 1 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4

    The doctors set up a mobile clinic in the bar at Gloucester Rugby Club on match day in a bid to tackle men's health issues. Case studies include a patient wanting to reverse a circumcision and a prostrate cancer sufferer concerned that the operation to remove the disease will leave him impotent. Last in series

  • Season 1 Episode 3: EPISODE: 3

    Christian Jessen, Dawn Harper and Pixie McKenna tackle gynaecological issues. The GPs help a mother who has suffered a vaginal and rectal prolapse following the birth of her large baby, and a woman who has been battling urge incontinence for the past 26 years. They advise viewers how to self-examine and provide information on conditions such as the menopause, discharge and painful periods. Concludes on Friday

  • Season 1 Episode 2: Breasts

    Doctors Christian Jessen, Dawn Harper and Pixie McKenna advise on breast-related problems. Includes a woman who has a bad back because of her enormous bust, a mother whose bosom shrank substantially while she was breast-feeding, and a cancer patient seeking reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy. Plus, advice on self-examination of lumps and bumps as Christian dons a pair of fake boobs

  • Season 1 Episode 1: We're Coming to Get You

    Doctors Christian Jessen, Dawn Harper and Pixie McKenna address intimate medical concerns, setting up special clinics at different UK locations to find patients in desperate need of their expert opinion. In the first episode, the trio tackle conditions of the skin, including acute cases of psoriasis and acne and offer guidance for self-examination

Embarrassing Bodies: Special

  • Cancer Special

    The team presents an edition devoted to cancer. Christian Jessen meets Josh, who lost half his face following the diagnosis of an orbital melanoma, and Danny, the father of two young boys who has been diagnosed with bladder cancer at just 39. The medic also dons a pair of fake boobs and hits the streets so women can see what's normal and healthy, while Dawn Harper is visited by 49-year-old Julie, who having overcome cancer eight years ago is now hoping to have her breasts rebuilt with a pioneering technique. Celebrities including Peter Andre, Ken Hom, Jenny Frost, John Hartson and Matt Dawson share their personal stories of how the disease has affected them

  • The 36-Stone Woman

    The doctors catch up with Patience, who at 36-stone was morbidly obese when she first sought help with her weight, and has spent two years trying to gain control of her body. With the help of son Lakon and Dr Christian, she underwent Britain's most extreme weight loss treatment, in the hope it would save her life

  • Back to the Clinic

    The Embarrassing Bodies team revisits more patients from previous clinics to catch up with the state of their health and the treatment they have been receiving

  • Back to the Clinic

    The doctors invite back some of their most memorable patients for a check-up. Dr Dawn meets a woman who originally visited with a facial hair problem, Dr Pixie finds out how a patient's relationship has improved following an operation on her inverted nipple, and Dr Christian offers advice on how to check for testicular cancer

  • Back to the Clinic

    The team catches up with earlier cases, seeing how Julie's breast reconstruction has fared, whether Natalie has beaten her cervical cancer, and how Josh - whose face was rebuilt from scratch - is contending

  • Trouble with Teens

    An 18-year-old, suffered from depression, who is covered in the scars that resulted from her self-harming. One scar in particular is very big and Dr Christian Jesson sends her to a surgeon to see if they can remove the scar tissue. Having received counselling, Kayley is on the mend, but it is estimated that one in 15 teens might be self-harming. Having removed the scar, Kayley returns to report a noticeable improvement. She has also been to a camouflage make-up artist who has been able to recommend a set of make-up that will help her cover up her scars

  • Penis Special

    The doctors catch up with some of the men who visited the clinic with penis problems, including a man who underwent extensive penile rebuilding after his genitals were ripped off in a car accident as a child. Plus, Dr Christian helps a man with a sore foreskin, and a newlywed who weighs 37 stone seeks help with his sex life

  • What Happened Next?

    A return to several patients to find out whether their situations have improved, including a rugby player who ripped an intimate piercing and a woman who wanted help to reduce the size of her particularly large breasts

  • Charlotte's Story

    The story of Charlotte Wilson, a girl who visited the Embarrassing Bodies clinic with an apparent viral infection, but was later discovered to suffer from a deficiency in her immune system that required an urgent bone marrow transplant. The programme follows her and her family as she is put in the hands of doctors Adrian Thrasher and Paul Veys at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, and they begin an arduous search to find a donor for Charlotte. Christian Jessen narrates

  • Food Allergy

    Special edition of the medical series focusing on children's health. A mother is worried about her baby son's misshapen head. Toddler Charlie has a nasty food allergy

  • The Man with Half a Face

    Christian Jessen tells the story of Eric Moger, who lost half his face to cancer four years ago. With the doctor's help, Eric and his fiancee Karen try to find a solution that will help him with his appearance and his ability to speak and eat as they look forward to their wedding. Experts at University College London Hospitals begin reconstructive surgery on their patient, using the latest technology and ground-breaking procedures

  • Back to the Clinic

    One-off special in which patients who were previously seen online come into the clinic to receive treatment arranged for them by medics Dawn Harper and Christian Jessen. They include a man with swollen testicles and a woman who had a cyst in a very delicate area

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