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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 all matters relating to periods and 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 breast development amongst teenage girls, explaining 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

What happens if Ur left balls hurt and its smaller then ur right balls…

Asked by ryu on How To Check Your Testicles

My eyes keep watering lately and seem to be a little red but ive recently started using a new mascara but I take make up off at night n my eyes seem to water most at nigh…

Asked by emma on Watering Eyes

I'm 13 my period started with 9 days after my 11th birthday. I have my period for about 2 weeks with stops , so I just kinda have them for a week then 2 days not and then…

Asked by isabel on Am I Normal Periods

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Latest Comments

Have you found out what it is? I have this too and I was so scared that I was the Only one! …

Jenna on Am I Normal Vagina

This is when the foreskin is too tight around the head of the penis to go back and forth. This is a problem for 1 in 10 teenagers and young adults which needs to be taken care of through an operation where they take off the foreskin to let the head of the penis show. This operation is free with the …

Chris on Am I Normal Penis

Hi just want to know if it is normal that something blocking flesh on my private zone.hope this is not a cyst.…

Michelle 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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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 >

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