Gynecological Conditions
Breast Conditions in Young Women
Some breast changes or conditions are related to a young woman's menstrual cycle, but others may occur at any time. Most breast conditions are benign.
Amenorrhea in Teens
Amenorrhea is when a girl’s menstrual bleeding (period) doesn’t occur.
Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea) in Teens
Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) are severe, painful cramps that occur with menstruation.
Vulvitis in Teens
Vulvitis is an inflammation of the vulva. The vulva is the outer part of the female reproductive system.
Vaginitis in Teens
Vaginitis is any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It is a common problem in girls and women of all ages.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents
STDs are among the most common infectious diseases in this country. The United States has the highest rates of STDs in the industrialized world.
Safer Sex Guidelines for Adolescents
The only safe sex is no sex, most health care providers say. But certain precautions and safe behaviors can minimize a person's risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of emotional and physical symptoms many women have in the days before their period starts. Lifestyle changes and sometimes medicines can help manage symptoms.