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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 what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  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 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 what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn

Latest Questions

I have asomething that looks like a white vein but it pops like a pimple located on my vagina a bit before the hair starts. What could it be?…

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I am 22, when I was 3 I had Lyme disease. I was paralyzed from the waist down. I remember my mother standing me up and trying to have me walk through the kitchen to get t…

Asked by Hannah on Lyme Disease

I'm 18 and don't eat but look normal and my mum has an addictive personality and is addicted to alcohol, both her parents died from alcohol related illnesses, but every t…

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Latest Comments

Hi Helen, this has happened to me before and to heal it just don't do anything too rough and moisturise with an antibacterial disinfectant and the cracks will heal. To ensure it doesn't happen again just keep moisturising…

Harry on Am I Normal Penis

As a 16 year old I personally don't masturbate that often, maybe once or twice per day, though it does vary depending on the person as to how frequent one masturbates. As for shaving, I usually use a buzzer on the pelvis area above the penis, then shave over it with a razer, I leave my balls unshave…

Kyle on Am I Normal Penis

I'm nearly 17 and a virgin. I have some pubes but not a lot armpit hair. Is it good to masturbate 4 times a day? Also how do you shave your pubes? I'm also 8 inches hard and about 6 foot 4.…

Cy 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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