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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 the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  5. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  6. Dr Dawn Harper discusses all matters relating to periods and 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

I had alopecia in 2010 where I lost approx 50% of my hair, it grew back quite shortly after and have only suffered small patches since. In the last month my alopecia has …

Asked by Fiona on Alopecia

Been suffering since May 2015 with a pain in my left testicle I had 28 days of antibiotics and finally had a scan in November 2015 and they said I had a couple of cyst an…

Asked by ian on Epididymal Cyst

Hi, I've recently noticed that I have some skin tag looking things on the opening of my vaginally.they don't bother me and they don't hurt whilst having sex but just wond…

Asked by Heledd on How To Check Your Vulva

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Latest Comments

im 15 and a virgin and im super insecure about my vagina, specifically my inner labia and clitorious which i feel are much bigger than they should be . when i look in the mirror standing up , my inner labia come out farther than my outer labia. is this normal? will guys judge me for having a "meaty …

layla on Am I Normal Vagina

I'm 15, started my periods at 13 and my boobs started to develop at quite a late stage, now only being a 32 B but my nipples seem to have hardly developed? They are still quite small and puffy, so I was just wondering how long it will take before they start to grow more?…

Taylor on Am I Normal Breasts

I hate my boob's they are touching my stomach when I'm sitting down and they a bit too big and I'm 21 Years old …

Becky 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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Penis & Breast Galleries

We've added even more photos to our breast and penis galleries, so you can see normal variations in size and shape. Go to our body part galleries > Watch Dr Pixie's guide to resuscitation >

My VideoDoctor

Use our interactive male and female sexual health symptom checkers to assess your health risks online. Get confidential advice about female sexual health problems > Get confidential advice about male sexual health problems > Find out how to check your balls >

Am I Normal?

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