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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 the causes and treatments of acne, including the opinions of the cast of Hollyoaks.
  2. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  3. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  4. Dr Dawn Harper discusses what is and isn
  5. Dr Dawn Harper discusses all matters relating to periods and 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

I have larger labia and its always been a problem for me as long as i can remember. It rubs on my underwear and trousers etc. I also horse ride and have frequently torn m…

Asked by kara on Enlarged Labia

hi my penis curves like the shap of a banana when hard I'm 44 years old and has always been like this when not hard it's small think it's known as a grower can I get it f…

Asked by Stephen on Peyronie’s Disease

I am so embarrassed by my large vulva and I feel like it isn't normal at all. I think there is a lack of focus put on the female genitalia and how it should look during t…

Asked by Crista on Scrotal Cysts

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Latest Comments

I have just turned thirteen (male) and I have armpit hairs about 1 cm long, I was wondering how long it will take till they are fully grown. And when i finish puberty.…

John on Am I Normal Hair

Why a male would take the contraceptive pill I would never know but if they were to take just one birth control pill, nothing whatsoever would happen. However, if a male took birth control pills that contain estrogen over a period of time, he might experience larger breasts, less facial hair, small…

Bethan on Contraception Guide

I'm 14 and it looks like my belled has two holes instead of one is this normal or should I be worried…

Kieran 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

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