Category Archives: Adolescent Medicine

5 common questions about the pill

Adolescents often have many preconceived ideas about how contraceptive methods work and their side effects. When posed with questions about which methods might work best for their own needs, whether … Full Entry »

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Pediatric Gynecology: Vulvar Ulcers In Children And Adolescents

What are vulvar ulcers? What are the signs and symptoms? How are they treated? These are just a few of the questions I get asked in the Pediatric Gynecology Clinic … Full Entry »

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Is My Daughter Going Through Puberty?

Puberty is a time when a young girl’s body begins to change into a woman.  This can be an exciting time, but also anxiety provoking for some.  The more young … Full Entry »

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Ovarian Torsion: Not Just an Adult Condition

As a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist, I get a lot of questions about young girls’ bodies. One of the conditions that parents and young girls don’t know a lot about … Full Entry »

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Does Endometriosis Occur In Adolescents?

In the most basic sense, endometrosis is defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stromal tissue outside the uterine location (pelvic and abdominal visceral surface lining and pelvic or … Full Entry »

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