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

Latest Questions

I have a mole on my chin that has scab over it does have hair growing out of it. It does bleed from time to time. I'm 39 old female …

Asked by michelle on Body Check: Moles

Hi how do I or where do I upload a picture?…

Asked by jon on Penis Gallery

Hi im 14 I am not a virgin and my vagina lips are verry big also I've been getting really aroussed and wet latley is this normal?…

Asked by Charlotte on Vulva Gallery

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Latest Comments

Probably thrush, first tell your mom you think you have thrush, (its not an sti so you don't have to tell her you had sex) get the tablet for it and treat yourself but if that doesn't work go to your gp…

shauna on Am I Normal After Sex

Some people have verry irregular periods, if it gets too heavy or painful go to your local gp and maybe get put on the pill to regulate the periods but if they dont cause you any discomfort you should be fine…

shauna on Am I Normal Periods

This is a normal thing, nearly every woman gets it, its another way for the vagina and everything to clean the area…

shauna 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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