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

Latest Questions

Hi there. When I was 15 I started developing yellow discharge with what looks like green- blue coloured fluff within in. Also I have a burning, stinging sensation along w…

Asked by Charlie on Vaginal Discharge

I am 18 and over the past month or so, when me and my boyfriend have sex, i am always left in excruciating pain and my vagina goes very red and swollen. Also, after about…

Asked by Lucinda on Am I Normal After Sex

Hello, I'm 15 and my last period started 7th January and its now 18th April and I haven't had another. I've been having periods since the age of 13 and they've been irreg…

Asked by Faye on Am I Normal Periods

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Latest Comments

I'm the exact same, I'm 17 and I'm only a size 32A and I get so down about it, I'm too afraid to even show my boyfriend my breast because I'm very conscious about them:/ …

Georgie on Am I Normal Breasts

You may have a condition called thrush which is where fungus builds up inside your vagina and makes it itchy. I recommend going to your GP about it but there are lots of of medications that you can buy yourself such as creams and tablets. Good luck! x …

Faye on Am I Normal Periods

You may have a condition called menorrhagia which is where your periods are really really heavy. I do suggest visiting your GP about it though as they can prescribe medications such as contraceptives which tend to lighten the menstrual flow and make your periods less painful. Good Luck!! x…

Faye on Am I Normal Periods

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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