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Embarrassing Teenage Bodies helps answer the common questions and health concerns of teenagers. The videos, condition guides and interactive applications provide clear, honest information about the changes going on in teenage bodies.

Featured Video

Am I Normal?

  1. Dr Dawn Harper discusses all matters relating to periods and what is and isn
  2. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  5. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  6. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  7. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  8. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn

How to Check Yourself

  1. Dr Pixie answers your most frequently asked questions about breasts.
  2. Dr Dawn Harper explains how to self check your boobs for breast cancer.
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn

Latest Questions

I've never had acne when I was a teenager but when I was 20 or 21 it started and I still have them and I'm now in my 30 the Dr's say I'm body is making too much yeast and…

Asked by John on Acne

I have thread worms usually when I'm on my period? I don't understand why try to stay as hygienic as I can espesially while on my period?…

Asked by Sam on Threadworms

I had my tounge pierced about 8 years ago,only a few years ago I started getting this cramp in my throte leading up to my tounge, it mostly happens when I eat an feels l…

Asked by Gemma on Problem Piercings

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Latest Comments

This is completely normal, I went through the same thing at your age! Your breasts will grow, its part of puberty. My period started at 13 and I started to have pubic hair around the age of 10. Everyone develops at a different pace!…

julia on Am I Normal Breasts

Hey Adrian! Every guy is different when it comes to penis size/shape. Some are huge, some are small. Unfortunately there's nothing anyone can do about it but don't let it get you down. Plus, you're still only 16, there's time for it to grow so try not to worry too much about it. When the time co…

Jordan on Am I Normal Penis

Hi John, you're still young and more than likely have started puberty recently. Everyone is different and grows hair at different rates, there's no 100% way to tell when you will stop growing hair but if you've already started then it shouldn't take too much longer. …

Jordan on Am I Normal Hair

Episode Guides

Trouble With Teens

Trouble With Teens

The doctors see a case of self-harming, some excessive sweating and visit Thorpe Park to test out responses to stress.

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

The doctors visit the Wakestock festival to seek out cases of sunburn, tooth decay and a very burnt bottom.

Episode 2

Boys vs Girls

In episode 2 the doctor's encounter cases of asymmetrical testicles, bulimia, cystitis and a vestigial tail.

Bother Down Below

Bother Down Below

The doctors return for a new season of teenage specials - with cases involving everything from scrotal cysts to the reality of teenage pregnancy.

Check out all our episode guides

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Penis & Breast Galleries

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