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

Latest Questions

Why does my sperm taste like fish sticks…

Asked by Bill on Body Check: Semen

For years now ive had permanently swollen tonsils and have been to the doctors numerous times. They checked for tonsillitis and glandular fever and both came back clear. …

Asked by Courtney on Got an Embarrassing Question?

Hello, Im a 16 year old lad and have a very tight foreskin which I can retract when im soft but when im erect I cant as it hurts a little but not alot also when I touch o…

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Latest Comments

My penis is 5.39 inches when erect and 3.53 when flaccid is this the right size for a thirteen yr old boy.…

[No first name supplied] on Am I Normal Penis

Rachel, I am 13 and only 1m 43cm, I normally wear age 9-10 or age 10-11 clothes. I don't even need a bra yet (not even a aa) and no period. does this mean I have the same disorder thing as you. I am generally a head smaller than everyone else. Should I go to a doctor is it just cos mum is small. …

[No first name supplied] on Am I Normal Periods

When erect my foreskin doesn't sit behind my bell end like normal. I don't think its tight (as par as i know) it just sits like half way back on my bell end. when i pull my foreskin back when floppy it pulls my bell end down as the connective tissue acts like an anchor. Is there anything i can do? …

clive 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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