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

Hi, I've recently become involved with a new partner, and was unprotected. I now have sores on the outside of my vagina and is also painful. I don't have the time to go…

Asked by Sam on Genital Herpes

Has anyone has a biopsy done because of the perforation? Please share your experience …

Asked by Carla on Nasal Septal Perforation

I'm 16 years old and have tubular breasts, or atleast i assume i do judging from the fact that my breasts look almost exactly like the ones of the woman who appeared on t…

Asked by Emma on Tubular Breasts

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Latest Comments

I'm 16, and a virgin. I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for almost a year and I want to begin becoming sexually active, I have recently been more aware of my vagina so I've been looking and as I pull my vagina lips apart on the top part of one of the folds that I'm pulling and on one s…

Princess on Am I Normal Vagina

I'm 16 and I've noticed a semi white bump on both sides of my vagina walls. There are also slightly darker bumps just on the outside. What is this? Is it serious ?…

Tamara on Am I Normal After Sex

A UTI (urinary tract infection) isn't like an STD, just because you have had one doesn't mean your partner will get one too. Also your urinary tract is separate from your female reproductive system, it shouldn't cause problems with trying to get pregnant. A great way to prevent UTI's is to make sure…

k.s. on Contraception Guide

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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