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Episode Guide

Back to the Fat Bodies Clinic

The doctors catch up with some memorable cases. Dr Christian continues the story of Patience, a woman whose excessive eating left her with a huge hernia, as well as a massive growth on her leg the weight of a small child. Dr Dawn catches up with 35-year-old, 40 stone Mike, to see if surgery has curbed his 6,000 calorie-a-day diet. Dr Pixie sees if 33 stone Sara, a woman who was so large she wheeled round her kitchen on an office chair, is back on her feet for good. In the pop up clinic Dr Dawn meets a woman whose unusual fatty lump meets a grisly end with a state-of-the-art technique. Dr Pixie joins a fat fighting boot camp and Dr Christian dons a three stone fat suit to discover the pressures our bodies are under when we pile on the pounds.

The Embarrassing Bodies team would like to thank:

Patience
Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Mr Evangelos Efthimiou, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon

Valissa
Spire Bushey Hospital
Mr Ash Mosahebi, Consultant Cosmetic Surgeon

Sara
BUPA Cromwell Hospital
Mr Ahmed R. Ahmed, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon

Lynsey
McIndoe Surgical Centre

Mike
Sudbury Clinic Middlesex
Mr Shaw Somers, Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon

Fat Suit Stunt
University of Birmingham School of Sport and Exercise Science

Sweat Stunt
Fat Burner Bootcamp

Image Library Credit
SOLTA Medical
www.vaser.com

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Hello my name is Maggie and I am 49 years old I have. Asthma diabetes also arthritis in my knees and back and my bmi is 36.7 and I need ur help I struggle to lose weight as their are so many foods that I do not like but I really need ur help





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Dear pixie my name is carol have some tummy fat plus I have IBS





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Hi there I wish u could help as I am over weight...at the age of 27 I am having bad leg problem due to being over weight also my health is giving up I got asthma and get really wheezy all the time. I can not take part in any physical activities with my children as I get breathless really Easy. My social life has been taken away from me as I can't look nice or feel comfortable round out side world.Im loosing beautiful moments with my children as my weight and health is taking my life over. I have people directly telling me which leaves me so depressed and some times wish I never lived. Plz help me live longer for the sake of my kids.





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Hi there I wish u could help as I am over weight...at the age of 27 I am having bad leg problem due to being over weight also my health is giving up I got asthma and get really wheezy all the time. I can not take part in any physical activities with my children as I get breathless really Easy. My social life has been taken away from me as I can't look nice or feel comfortable round out side world.Im loosing beautiful moments with my children as my weight and health is taking my life over. I have people directly telling me which leaves me so depressed and some times wish I never lived. Plz help me live longer for the sake of my kids.





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Hi I'm 46 yrs old. I am type 1 insulin controlled diabetic. My current weight is 16 stone 10lb I am 5ft 7. My weight is going up and up which ever diet I try. I've even used orlistat with no results. I have a big appetite and have always had since being a young child. I need help please. My Breast are also very large I am a 36 jj or k bust size which are very uncomfortable and put strain on my shoulders and back. Thank you.





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My mane is kazam 47 years old what can i do about my big tummy am so embarrassed by it with thanks





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My daughtermelessa is 25 year's old she been taking diet tablets what her doctor gave her he as tu old her to stop taking em as she's been on em for a year it's left alot of fat hanging from her tummy what can she do to get rid of it and





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My name is marie i would like to know where i can get my excess skin removed.I was having period problems for 2 years, my Dr told me it was nothing to worry about and said i was starting to go through the change. Then i became very poorly and was taken to hospital where i was told i had stage four cancer.i was given chemo therapy and with in 6 months i lost eleven stone, I had a hystarectomy which has left me with a horrible shape.I now have about 3 and a half stone of excess skin. I will say now that i'm so very unhappy because of the way i look and it had destroyed my relationship and i angry for my Dr for not picking this up. Sadly the NHS has turned me down so i the only way now is i have to pay for it.Please can anyone help me.





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my son is age 20 and have a lots of sacred and black marks that basically cover his legs right up to his buttocks and hand. Most of this as happen from insect insects bits. This as happened since he was a child, we have went to the doctors and was told that there was nothing that can be done. Due to this it as affected his confidents as he only wears long trousers and does not socialise with other Is there any thing that any advice that can be given in what can be use to help reduce and improve the appearances of the black spots and scares so that he his able to gain some confidents.





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Dear Sirs, I am having difficulty to lose some weight, even when I am on a very healthy diet. I have seen on the program that if there is a brown line on you back of the neck it means something, I believe that this might be a case in my situation, would it be possible to know more details about it. Thank you so much and looking forward to hearing from you.





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