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Embarrassing Bodies, 11:05pm Monday 28th July 2014 on Channel 4. Catch up for free on 4oD »

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 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 what is and isn
  7. Dr Dawn Harper discusses all matters relating to periods and what is and isn
  8. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.

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 all matters relating to periods and what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.

Latest Questions

Hey I'm 14 years old (female) and have moderate/ severe depression and severe anxiety and frequently get panic attacks. Mostly it it linked to homophobia/ bullying at sch…

Asked by sascha on Self Harm

I am 19 years old . My left testicle is painful sometimes. It started like 3 days ago. When a small movement , that makes pain to my left testicle and it spreads through …

Asked by dinil on Testicular Pain

I'm 14 and I haven't had any sexual contact or intercourse with anyone but I have noticed like I guess red bruises or little bumps on the side of my ball sacks, I'm worri…

Asked by Carlos on Genital Herpes

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Latest Comments

Hi Rochelle I'm no good at computers and don't know how to reply directly to you. I posted that comment in April and I have noticed a big different with my acne. I've been consistent with my zynerit and stopped using my acnecide as it burned my face and made it dry (so putting makeup on for work an…

Lauren on Am I Normal Acne

I'm 13 and my penis is 8" when erected is it normal? …

John on Am I Normal Penis

The opening on my penis is not at the very top it's on the underside and I was wondering was this normal I also have a tight foreskin …

Patrick on Am I Normal Penis

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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