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Can you tell me how much weight will birth control put on a very petite teenager?

Can you tell me how much weight will birth control put on a very petite teenager?

Weight and the pill: The key to avoiding weight gain with oral contraceptives is to understand that you don't need more food while on the pill. A side effect is that it may stimulate your appetite. The pill itself doesn't have 3500 calories in it (or any really). Remember to eat how you always eat and continue with exercise and you shouldn't gain any weight. ...Read more

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I'am a teenager from Asia , and I'm 16 now.I have some questions about my body. For example , my height is just 168 cm, I think my dick is small....

I'am a teenager from Asia , and I'm 16 now.I have some questions about my body. For example , my height is just 168 cm, I think my dick is small....

See comment: You are still young,there is a chance there will be growth.. Asian generally have a smaller built and frame hence their organ is smaller Smaller compared to what standard ? If you have a question and can afford it see a urologist ...Read more

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Small lump, can hardly feel near my hamstring, my son is a teenager?

Small lump, can hardly feel near my hamstring, my son is a teenager?

Maybe lipoma: You may be describing a small lipoma or cyst. Best to see your general doctor for an exam. Urgency depends on how long its been there, and symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Oral sex? Hi, i'm a teenager. Virgin. I happened to have oral sex the other day. Several days afterwards i noticed a small bump. Not even a bump to be honest. It doesn't seem so big. I wore a condom though when my girlfriend gave me a blowjob. Is it anyth

Oral sex? Hi, i'm a teenager. Virgin. I happened to have oral sex the other day. Several days afterwards i noticed a small bump. Not even a bump to be honest. It doesn't seem so big. I wore a condom though when my girlfriend gave me a blowjob. Is it anyth

Not : Not clear where this lump is or what it looks like, but the implication is whether this is a sexually transmitted disease (std). Stds include: chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, human papilloma virus (hpv), syphilis, HIV (aids virus) and hepatitis b virus. Condom use reduces, but does not eliminate, the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, including genital herpes. The reduction is about 30% lower of contracting genital herpes than not using condoms. The other option is that this represents some traumatic change to your penis. Regarding cunnilingus, the risk of std transmission is for herpes, hpv, and hepatitis b, both for the male and the female. Obviously, if neither of you have std, then the risk does not exist, but testing for viruses, e.g. Hpv, is not routine. ...Read more

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I have large open pores and blackheads Skin coloured small acne since I was a teenager Now I am 24 years old but still I have this problem plz help?

I have large open pores and blackheads 
Skin coloured small acne since I was a teenager 
Now I am 24 years old but still I have this problem plz help?

See a dermatologist: An experienced dermatologist would help you best, acne needs to be diagnosed and staged right, treatment would take time and patience, good luck ...Read more

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Teenager height problem?

Teenager height problem?

You need to ask ???: Please be specific when you enter a question into the site. It should describe the problem & a specific question related to that issue. ...Read more

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How could a teenager get fatter?

How could a teenager get fatter?

Weight gain: If this teenager has always been thin and there is no underlying illness or history that would cause poor weight gain - then consider maintains a healthy nutritional diet and include meats, fish , fruits, vegetables, and legumes. "Getting fatter " is not necessarily healthy - staying trim with good muscle tone maintains a good physiology which I turns keeps you healthy. Trim people live longer ...Read more

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Should a teenager shave her 'area'?

Should a teenager shave her 'area'?

Social Fad: People have experimented with hair removal since for centuries.Arms/legs/more/less are all social fads. I have seen an uptick in office visits for embarrasing dermatitis or skin infections since it began. Less permanent than piercing or tatoos, i think its benign. It would be nice if our teens could understand there is more to their worthiness than their adornments. ...Read more

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How to handle dealing with teenager?

How to handle dealing with teenager?

Aap.org has a good: Book on raising your teen. The norm is push-pull, striving for independence & self-expression but still needing clear limits with immediate & delayed reinforcers for " good"behavior & consequences for unsafe or " bad" behavior. A parent who engages with an oppositional teen by arguing, yelling is giving negative attention & reinforcing the behavior. " giving in" also reinforces a behavior. ...Read more

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