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

How to Check Yourself

  1. Dr Dawn Harper explains how to self check your boobs for breast cancer.
  2. Dr Pixie answers your most frequently asked questions about breasts.
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn

Latest Questions

44yo Male. Had rigid cystoscopy about 10 or 11 years ago. Ever since then, I dribble after I have urinated no matter how long I wait after I have finished. I have stopped…

Asked by Peter on Urinary Incontinence

Hi, I have no pigment in my hands and feet. most of my life I have had white hands and white feet but they are getting more noticeable now with age (just turned 30) and e…

Asked by Faye on Skin Pigmentation Problems

I have red spots that look like itchy bites that appear daily anywhere on my body, legs, arms, groin, tummy, bottom, eye lids, neck etc... they disappear by the end of th…

Asked by Claire on Bed Bugs

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Latest Comments

im asking question.. me and my bf had sex in 1hour he makes me cumm.. but after sexting i just found a color white and sticky fluid insinde my vagina.. just got scared.. after 6weekz i tried to test if im preggy.. im not :( what will i do? it hurts when i scratch it.. im 15 years old..…

Diana on Am I Normal After Sex

I'm bi and have a girlfriend. We're thinking about having sex and I just want to know where I could go to make sure my vagina is ok. She wouldn't care but I'm just curious and want to make sure I'm healthy. Thanks for any comments you may have :)…

Aye on Am I Normal Vagina

My vagina lips are really big, I'm 14 and worried what a boy will think when they see it what should I do?…

Sophie on Am I Normal Vagina

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

We've added even more photos to our breast and penis galleries, so you can see normal variations in size and shape. Go to our body part galleries > Watch Dr Pixie's guide to resuscitation >

My VideoDoctor

Use our interactive male and female sexual health symptom checkers to assess your health risks online. Get confidential advice about female sexual health problems > Get confidential advice about male sexual health problems > Find out how to check your balls >

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