A breast mass in a child is rare and often benign, but early detection is still important. Symptoms include breast tenderness and discharge. Read on to learn more.
Conditions We Treat in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Pediatric condyloma and genital warts are caused by HPV. The HPV vaccine for girls protects against HPV infection and Cervical Cancer. Learn more from Children's Health.
Pediatric reproductive and contraceptive counseling can reduce the risk of unplanned pregnancy in adolescents. Learn more about contraceptive methods for teens here.
Explaining puberty is difficult for every parent. Children's Health shares how to discuss sexuality with young adults who have intellectual disabilities.
Pediatric Dysmenorrhea or severe menstrual cramps, can be caused by endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or uterine fibroids. Read on for more information.
Pediatric endometriosis can cause serious pain and infertility. Learn more about the signs of endometriosis, along with treatment options—from Children's Health.
Pediatric gynaecomastia is enlarged breast tissue in males due to an imbalance of hormones. Learn more about the causes and how to manage the symptoms.
Menstrual Problems include irregular periods or menstrual cycles and dysmenorrhea (very painful periods). Learn about menstrual issues with Children's Health.
Adolescent mood disorders and mental health, most often anxiety disorders and depression, can set a teen back in school or in developing important social skills.
Nexplanon is a birth control implant inserted under the skin in the arm. Nexplanon side effects include irregular periods. Learn more at Children's Health.
Pediatric Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is often caused by sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia. Learn about PID symptoms & treatment with Children's Health.
Diagnosing and treating Pediatric Pelvic Masses in children can be complicated. Children’s Health is dedicated to providing the best Pelvic Mass treatment for your child.
Pediatric Pelvic Pain can be acute or chronic and is caused by ovulation, endometriosis, and menstrual cramps. Learn about pelvic pain symptoms with Children's Health.
Adolescent Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) symptoms include irregular periods and unwanted hair growth. Learn more about hormone imbalance from Children's Health.
Our AYA program provides support for adolescents with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). Learn about STI treatment and prevention with Children's Health.
Substance abuse in adolescence can be prevented with education and if needed, can be treated via substance abuse counseling. Read on for more information.
Trichomoniasis is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a parasite and transferred through sexual fluids. Learn more.
Uterine fibroids are small tumors that develop in the uterus. 99% of these tumors are non cancerous.
Pediatric Vulvovaginitis is a vaginal infection or swelling that commonly affects young girls. Learn about Vulvovaginitis symptoms and treatment with Children's Health.