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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 breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn

Latest Questions

My urine smells really smelly periods or not it never used to smell like that but Ever since I took the contraceptive pill it has smelled differently but iv been off it f…

Asked by CC on Cystitis

I have had reoccurrent BV and Thrush ever since having PID at the age of 15 which developed into a tubo-ovarian abcess. Ever since this abcess I have non stop problems. I…

Asked by Chloe on Bacterial Vaginosis and Thrush

I have a bruise like mark on my nail, it's been their over a year. I have mentioned it to my dr a few times but he's not really sure & fobs it off as a bruise. But it…

Asked by Clarence on Nail Problems

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Latest Comments

Don't worry about it one bit. Just think about your age and realize that you haven't finished developing yet but sometimes that might be just it. If it is healthy and regularly cleaned, you're going to be fine.…

Jak on Am I Normal Penis

Don't worry about it one bit. Just think about your age and realize that you haven't finished developing yet but sometimes that might be just it. If it is healthy and regularly cleaned, you're going to be fine.…

Jak on Am I Normal Penis

I'm 14, a virgin, and I do masturbate a lot. So I was just wondering If it's normal for it to be white-ish color and a bit puffy around the actual vagina hole? also, my clit is really painully sensitive to the point where it feels like someones pressing a pin into it when i touch it, why? someone pl…

Shelley on Am I Normal Vagina

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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