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Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...
There is an overall burden of adolescent sexual health worldwide, but good adolescent sexual health is the cornerstone of future healthy families. Sexually Transmitted Infections
ATLANTA — A significantly higher percentage of adolescent males with eating disorders had comorbid depression compared with adolescent females with eating disorders, according to research presented...
The Censoring of Menstruation in Adolescent Literature: A Growing Problem, an article published in Women's Reproductive Health, discusses the importance of "shedding the shame and secrecy" of menstrua...
If your adolescent athlete has a difficult soccer game, do you tell them not to worry about it? Or do you suggest they speak to their coach for tips on how to improve? How do you know if your words of...
Enough adolescent girls are asking about labiaplasty, or surgical reduction of the fleshy lips around the opening to the vagina, that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists felt the n...
Adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes may have more negative perceptions about their illness compared with adolescent boys with type 1 diabetes, study data show. “The consistent findings of gender d...
BOULDER, Colo. — At the International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress, Jason T. Rhodes, MD, MS, spoke about adolescent knee injuries and treatment options available.
An update of a 2007 report on adolescent suicide prevention advised pediatricians on recognizing elevated risk and how to intervene. Medscape Medical News
Papular acantholytic dyskeratosis (PAD) of the vulva is a rare, chronic disorder first described in 1984. It presents in young women as white to skin-coloured smooth papules over the vulva, which are ...
Verrucous carcinoma of the vulva is a rare lesion (1). Affecting essentially postmenopausal women, this lesion is a distinct and particular entity in vulval carcinoma classification and its scalabilit...
While adnexal masses and ovarian torsion are common causes of acute pain in the adolescent female, fibroids are an uncommon etiology and little is reported in the literature. Due to the rarity of adol...
To design and evaluate the usage of an adolescent patient portal specifically adapted for adolescent health care needs that also satisfied institutional meaningful use guidelines regarding electronic ...