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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 all matters relating to periods and 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 breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining 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 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 all matters relating to periods and what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn

Latest Questions

Hello I am 21 year old male and I have quite a small penis when erect it sits at about 6inch and I feel really uncomfortable getting naked infront of people which is dest…

Asked by Aaron on Penis Gallery

I am 35 and have sharp pain in my right testical since 2 weeks pain comes and goes if walking for long period of time pain returns no other symptoms apart from growing …

Asked by rehman on Testicular Pain

Hi, I have had a boil on my shoulder now for over a week at least I think it is. Its soft an probably the diameter of my forefinger tip. Its worrying me as not sore to th…

Asked by Debbie on Boils

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Latest Comments

I am nearly 19 years of age, and i have horrific periods every month they are really heavy and i used to have a dermoid cyst on my ovary i had it removed about 3 years ago. And i had the same symptoms as before i found out i had the cyst. do you think it has come back? Oh and i'm on the pill but i …

hannah on Am I Normal Periods

I am nearly 19 years of age, and i have horrific periods every month they are really heavy and i used to have a dermoid cyst on my ovary i had it removed about 3 years ago. And i had the same symptoms as before i found out i had the cyst. do you think it has come back? Oh and i'm on the pill but i …

hannah on Am I Normal Periods

Hi, it is absolutely normal! That measurement is gained by measuring the smallest part of your body just under the breasts. I was a 28 too at a young age. As you get older and your whole body grows this size may or may not increase. I am now 20 and remain a 28, but my cup size has increased to a…

Helen on Am I Normal Breasts

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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