Episode 1 - Magaluf
The doctors set up shop on the golden sands of Magaluf, party central for Brits abroad. Each week 10 young Brits are hospitalised in the resort, usually as a result of excessive alcohol.
First they met Kirstie, a girl who suffered a friction burn to her wrist while giving a man a ‘helping hand’. Dr Christian’s advice is to keep it dry and clean, watch out for signs of infection but otherwise let it heal naturally.
Next up is Anthony, a man with a bothersome ball. Dr Pixie diagnosed a varicocele, essentially a varicose vein on the testicle. She advises Anthony that it’s nothing to worry about, and offers him some tips on how to check balls for signs of cancer.
The doctors go on a condom crusade, teaching partygoers how to put condoms on and trying to make sure our hedonistic holidaymakers understand how reckless unprotected sex can be.
Also on the agenda is vomit, and lots of it. Dr Christian shows these youngsters what to look out for. Blood can be a sign of damage to the throat, while throwing up bile is a sign of severe dehydration and possible organ damage. Dry heaving can tear the stomach lining, causing all manner of serious problems. Then there’s the danger of choking on vomit. To avoid these dangers stop drinking earlier, stay hydrated and know your own limits.
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