Teen & Pediatric Gynecologic Health

Gynecologic conditions for adolescents and teens

Our board-certified gynecologists offer expert medical care on a wide range of services to diagnose, treat and manage conditions that affect the female reproductive system in girls, pre-teens, teens and young women.

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Learn more about pediatric & teen gynecologic health

Using Condoms for Safer Sex

Learn about having safe sex and how to use male or female condoms as a barrier birth control method to prevent pregnancy and protect against STDs.

Pediatric Vulvovaginitis

Pediatric vulvovaginitis is caused by low levels of estrogen. Learn self-care & tips for getting better for girls sensitive to soaps, bacteria or irritation.

Treatment for Period Problems

Many girls and teens have painful, irregular or heavy period problems. There are safe and effective treatments with hormonal therapy & birth control options

Teen Pregnancy

Teen pregnancy has a unique set of challenges, both emotionally and medically. We provide specialized care for pregnant teens and new teen moms.

Painful Periods & Cramps

Dysmenorrhea is painful cramping in the lower abdomen around periods, often short-lived and manageable. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment.

How To Insert A Tampon

Learn about using tampons during your period, including how to insert a tampon, removal, sizes, and why use tampons instead of pads during your period.

Your First Period

Menstruation, or a woman’s period, is a period of bleeding that happens every month. The average age for girls to begin their periods is 12 years old. Learn more about your period.

Get help with problem periods

Many teens have problems with their menstrual periods. The good news is that there are safe and effective options to manage this problem.

Treatment for period problems