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Episode Guide

Episode 13 - About Face

In this episode, the doctors catch up with some of the most memorable embarrassing facial problems. Dr Christian continues the story with a woman as she opts for radical surgery hoping to see the end of her facial malformation. Dr Pixie catches up with a mother of two who’s on the mend after an extreme bout of teenage acne left her in despair. And Dr Dawn meets a woman whose face takes a bashing every time she goes to bed. Dentist Dr James flogs the benefits of flossing at the Stockton weekender, and helps a woman whose badly stained smile has crumbled her confidence. And Dr Pixie has her nasal polyps checked out.

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The Embarrassing Bodies team would like to thank:

Karen
SK:N Clinics
www.sknclinics.co.uk

Darren Seukeran
The James Cook University Hospital
www.nhs.uk

Caro
Mr O Durrani, Consultant Oculoplastic, Lacrimal and Orbit Surgeon
Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre
www.swbh.nhs.uk

Dr Saleh Lamin, Consultant Neuroradiologist)
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
www.uhb.nhs.uk

Slavek
Nuffield Health
www.nuffieldhealth.com
St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns
www.meht.nhs.uk

Robert
Dr James Russell
www.jamesrusselldentist.co.uk

Peter
Mr G O’Toole, Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Royal Free London Hospital
www.royalfree.nhs.uk

Living with Treacher Collins
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Videos

  1. Dr Dawn Harper looks at a patient whose excess facial hair is taking over her life
  2. A patient with hyperpigmentation is assessed by Dr McKenna
  3. A patient with an ear infection is diagnosed by Dr Jessen
  4. A patient receives treatment for the disfiguring condition Acne Keloidalis.

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i have got dry skin but spots that seem to multiple day by day. the sport have no colour whatsoever and feels like a tiny spot rash. Some of the spots are quiet deep below the surface like the ones down the sides of my cheeks and forehead while others are pimples. I have flaky dry skin mainly above my cheeks and a rough nose. my skin is just dry and rough and rashy. Please help.





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Im 17 and used to be really big I have lost alot of weight and now I have excess skin and its horrible what can I do ? I also get stomach pain and my stomach swells and the muscle bulges and the muscle sticks out when I have spasms what is this im fed up of putting up with it i have no apetite and everytime i eat im either sick or my stomach bloats with terrible pains?





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I was in Scotland a couple of weeks ago and watch the episode where you made a piece of face for a man who had his cheek missing so that you could see inside his face when he uncovered it. How can I show this to a friend not in UK as her husband suffers with the same thing?





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From episode 13 series 5 the man with crooked smile. I have the same thing where it just effects one side if my mouth from birth.to have this operation would mean so much to me. where do u go from here. Do I go to doctors or contact someone else? Does it have to be private or can I get it done with nhs. I'm lost where to go from here?? Thanks





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from last nights show , pleaese advise the liquid inserted into the lady's eye; through her groin to make teh "eye tumour" solidify and become metal like chunks weeks later? i dont know what her condition is called or the procedure to remove the "lump" SG





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The stuff they injected was called onyx. The condition is an Arteriovenous malformation.


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