'Five days in, the symptoms hit really hard'

Stepping into our Celebrity Surgery this week is The Only Way is Essex and Celebrity Big Brother star Sam Faiers.

Reality star Sam has recently been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's Disease after a six-week mystery illness which saw her lose a stone and a half in weight.

The weight was falling off me ... that's when I realised it wasn't just a tummy bug...

Sam Faiers

Over three weeks since her departure from the Big Brother house Sam is still coming to terms with the illness, which she revealed on TOWIE. She's here with Dr Chris Steele to shed some more light on the illness and how it can be treated.

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