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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 breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  5. Dr Dawn Harper discusses the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  6. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  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 Dawn Harper explains how to self check your boobs for breast cancer.
  2. Dr Pixie answers your most frequently asked questions about breasts.
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn

Latest Questions

I have really bad discharge it sometimes comes really bad but sometimes its not that bad in the passed two to three week its been really bad it feels like ive peeded when…

Asked by shirley-anne on Vaginal Discharge

I'm 17 years old and I've been suffering with acne for 7 Years now :( I've tried numerous products and medication from the doctors however, nothing seems to be helping my…

Asked by Zz on Acne

Hi iv been having trouble in pulling back my foreskin and its becoming a problom when I wash. My size is avrage so I don't know why its so tight. It also hurts when I try…

Asked by dan on Am I Normal Penis

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Latest Comments

I'm 14 and will be 15 in just over 2 months, all of my friends have started their period and I haven't. Although I do have these very slight patches of clear fluid that kind of dries into a crispy sort of texture(like snot). I'm not sure what this is called, Ive been told it is called discharge whic…

Heidi on Am I Normal Periods

Every penis size is normal, and most condoms can fit any size of a penis. …

Daniel on Am I Normal Penis

I'm 14 and have a one incher I'm 6 feet tall and have had pubic hair a long time and a tight foreskin, help!…

Glyn 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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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 >

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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 >

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