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Episode 2 - 100th Episode of Embarrassing Bodies

Damaged Penis

When he was just seven years old, Mo was struck by a car. It ran over his genital area and dragged him along for 600 yards, destroying his penis. Mo has had penile reconstructive surgery, or phalloplasty, to allow him to urinate, but his surgically-created penis is ineffective for sex. A total of 100 operations later, Mo wants to think about starting a family but is currently physically unable to have penetrative sex.

In this rare case, Dr Pixie’s only option is to refer Mo to a surgeon with extremely specialised knowledge. Mr Nim Christopher, one of the country’s most knowledgable penis surgeons, performs an examination. He decides that taking flesh from Mo’s arm to create a new penis is the best option. In the words of Mr Nim, “You’ve got a nice big arm, which means we can give you quite a big penis!”

Three major operations are required, the first of which involves removing skin from Mo’s buttocks to replace the flesh that will be harvested from Mo’s forearm. The forearm skin is then rolled up into a cylindrical shape, with an inbuilt urethra created from hairless forearm skin. The new penis then needs to be attached, and future operations will make it look more realistic.

We hope to follow Mo’s journey in future programmes.

The Embarrassing Bodies team would like to thank:

Mr Nim Christopher, Consultant Urologist
Mr David Ralph, Consultant Urologist
University College London Hospital

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All the best Mo. Things happen for reason





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Oh dear Mo, Really sorry to hear that your wife walked out on you. But on the brighter side think of the next lucky ladies that will get to try out the new 6 inches!!! Good luck with everything!





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Hey..Mo..just checkin on you...if you need helo with anything feel free to let me know..





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Mo we would love an update on your journey for happiness





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Hi guys Mo here Just a quick update everything is going ok all the cosmetic side of surgery is finished and in the next few months I will be having my implant put in to allow me to have erections Is it a good thing who knows reason I say this is since my wife walked out on me and I now have no one

Just aired in New Zealand, omg, this is amazing, you trooper Mo. I hope you are doing well, and all put together. Isnt science brilliant?

I've just watched Mo's episode, and was wondering how things had worked out. Has he been able to have children? Does anŷbody know?





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Hi Mo I hope everything has worked out well for you and your wife .Cheers :)





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The meatus on the opening of my penis ( i think thats what its called looks a little like lips ) looks swollen it wasn't always like this and has been left for a while is there anything I could do to reduce the swelling? I believe I did lightly cut the tip once not sure





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Such a brave person for going on the show, good for him, he will no doubt have the nation behind him rooting for him, this household wishes him all the very best.





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Thanks very much or your kind wods


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