Welcome to the specialist clinic where four top dermatologists treat a range of skin conditions for patients who often haven't been able to get treatment on the NHS.
They'll squeeze, drain, pop or surgically remove cysts, lipomas, acne comedones and anything else that's getting under their patients' skin. Dr Emma McMullen faces a patient with an undiagnosed condition where she develops abscesses on almost a weekly basis. Make-up artist Maressa comes to the skin surgery looking to get her old self back after giving up her job when she developed a grey lump on her face. Dr Natalia Spierings can't believe her eyes when she sees the size of 42 year old Shaneef's shoulder lipoma.
The skin is our body's largest organ and when it malfunctions, the results can be have a huge impact on people's lives. Luckily there are dedicated doctors who choose to work with these chronic conditions - dealing with pus, fat growths and cystic fluid on a daily basis. The surgery can be smelly and messy, but these dermatologists love it. They are... People Like Pus.