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Gross Anatomy: Embarrassing Body Issues

Dragon Breath? Trouble down below? We asked doctors to decipher your most embarrassing bodily symptoms.
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Over half of all women don't tell their doctors the whole truth about symptoms they're experiencing—and many men go years without even seeing a physician. However, keeping quiet about things that embarrass you is unwise and unhealthy. "Major and even minor symptoms may indicate a serious condition, which you don't want your doctor to overlook," says Michael Roizen, M.D., coauthor of You: The Smart Patient (Free Press) and cofounder of RealAge.com. If you're suffering in silence from one of the following problems, it's time to start talking.

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