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Should teens have sex

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Most aren't: This is a bit of a loaded question, since most teens are not emotionally ready for sex. The guys have no idea what sex means to the girls, and the gir ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Tough to do.: Teenagers feel that they are invincible, and that things wont happen to them. You can keep talking with them about STDs and possible pregnancy. And al ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Sort of...: Teens are at very high risk for sexually transmitted disease, pregnancy, and generalized heartbreak that it may take years to recover from. Also tee ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Carlos Villanueva del rio
17 years experience Pediatric Urology
Visit a doc: Would recommend to visit your PCP or a urologist to get this looked at. Possibilities include herpes, condilloma (HPV) and other more rare diseases.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
HIV: Not all people who have unprotected sex get HIV but its a dangerous gamble to have unprotected sex because you can never know. It is a disease that cr ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Check pregnancy test: If used properly condoms are approximately 98% effective. Check a home pregnancy test. If negative repeat test in 1 week. If still negative> not pr ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
That : That can be from irritation to the lining of the vagina, called the mucous membranes. You can use an over-the-counter product to improve this such as ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Not enough!: Sex education has not really dealt with this one yet.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Extremely: Nutrition is extremely important to teens. Their bodies and brains are still growing! in fact kids gain about 20% of adult height and 50% of adult w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Inferiority: Believe it or not, bullies tend to have inferiority complexes, often from having been bullied themselves. and yes, it can continue into adult life. Te ... Read More

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