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Episode 3

Patients consulted and diagnosed by the doctors in Episode 3 included 33-year-old Toni, who was so ashamed of her asymmetrical breasts that she’d never let her husband see them. A man’s worst STD nightmare was examined by Dr Jessen, while Derek’s deformed toenail was driving both him and his partner to distraction.

Also in the show was 25-year-old Natalie, whose in-growing hair was ruining her love life, as well as a patient whose inability to control her bladder was taking over her life.

Male fertility was on the agenda as a group of mountain bikers learnt how their hobby could be doing them more harm than good. Sperm samples were supplied to Dr Jessen, with one shocking result…

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I get sores under my penis skin even though I shower every day. The head is sometimes blotchy with red patches. One remedy was NOT to use soap but are there any other ways in which to help.





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i have been masturbating since i was a teenager and i am 43 years old now. both nipples have been swollen since i was a teenager and nothing i do helps it. i have tried using a ice pack on both nipples to reduce swelling. I have been self conscious about it my whole life. haven't been able to take my shirt off in public since i was a teenager. is there anything to do besides surgery to get nipples back to normal? Please help





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Please i need help ,i have been masturbating now for a long time and for about 1yr and half now ,i have been having pains in my left testicle carrying the seminal fluid tube.it kind of feel swollen and if i try to afford masturbation for day,i feel pains and when i do masturbate i feel less pains.I'm really scared about what is wrong and please i need an solution.I want to stop masturbating and also i'm scared if my testicles are still okay due to the pains i have due to maturbating.





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hy..my nane is alina...i am 18 years old my problem is that my boobs are unequal in size left one is slightly larger then the rite one ....i think its from when i was 14..at that time i hv just ignored them my mama asked me it will be ok with time...but now i can,t bear it...there is no pain no lymph type of thing inside .that i can feel ...i am so worried plzz help me ..what should i do now ....??





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im 14 and on my vigina i have boils and sores come and go but some leave scars and i really dont know what causes it... im a virgin and i dont mess around with guys or girls. Im scared what should i do??





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Its due to sweat gland surrounding the area, nothink to worry about,if you are a bit over weight or obese that causes them aswell,

hi i m 27 year old mother of 2 daughter my breasts size is 32 any left side is very very small i m very shame full plz help me wot can i do thanks xxxx





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hello my name is chloe, ever since i started puburity i have had lumps in both breast, i have had this now for 5 years im now 16 and getting tried of the pain it causes me near to my period. the lumps are always there but the are more known to be painful at periods, when i was a child i had an absese on the side of boob next to my nipple what do you think the lumps are or what shall i d o about them?xx





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well ive got these and im a boy its just when u go through puberty its totaly fine

Don't worry about them, They are what some people call breast buds it just means your breasts are growing. If they become sore and tender all the time see your doctor :)

HOW BIG DO YOUR BOOBS HAVE TO BE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A REDUCTION.. MINE ARE 38/40 DD





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Well I think it's really up to you in the end... If you're unconfortable and you're 'boobs' stop you from doing things, wearing clothes that you want to wear or just attract too much dammed attention, then I guess you qualify for a reduction. Keep in mind though, that some women are very happy with similar sized breasts to you and that if the prosidure is not preformed correctly with proper after-care, there can be complications, plus the NHS may not cover it...

Medically anyone can get a breast reduction as long as there is some tissue there to be removed. Bear in mind that DD is not actually that big, it's actually the "perfect" size according to quite a lot of men. I am a 38F and it took me a few years to become comfortable with my body... bear in mind that body fat also contributes to breast size. A lot of women complain that when they lose weight the first thing to go is their breasts! Also, breast reductions can interfere with breast-feeding later on in the track so a lot of women would wait until after they have kids. Also, large breasts are a lot softer than smaller breasts, and though men love this it makes it harder to excercise etc.. don't be too self concious about your breasts jiggling or anything because it is NORMAL although you don't see it in movies.

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im 14, ive got 34A breasts and ther tiny everyone else is well into C and Ds in my yr and i feel really small is there anyway i could speed up the growth???





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Because breasts are the focus of so much attention, almost EVERYONE is self concious about theirs... Girls with larger breasts often want smaller breasts because large breasts are heavy, sag and jiggle a lot which makes it harder to run and things. Think about the GOOD things about having smaller breasts.. Yours will most likely continue to grow, and if you are worried that guys might not like them, guys like any breasts, and a lot even prefer a smaller chest. So learn to love your body, and there are always padded bras :)

hi im 26 and ive had 3 children my youngest is 2 years old, is it normal to have hard white liquid come out of my breasts not the nipple but the lumps they look like spots but there not?





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Nipples do have more than one opening for milk to come out, and it sounds liek this "hard white liquid" is just dead skin accumulating in the cavities and comes out naturally or when you squeeze it. if it hurts maybe get it checked out, otherwise it's completely normal and healthy!


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