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What causes dark spots on the face and how can I get rid of them?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

There can be different reasons for dark spots on the face. The most common cause is sun damage. Brown spots from sun damage usually appear on areas of the skin […]

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Does female masturbation cause pimples?

Updated 22 January 2014 under Ask Us.

Definitely Not! Pimples or acne are NOT caused by masturbation. Pimples are caused by clogged pores or follicles that become filled with dead skin cells and oil (called sebum). Changes […]

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I have a terrible case of acne all over my back and face and I feel like hiding in a paper bag. What can I do?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

If you have acne and you’re a teen, you’re not alone. Most teens will have a breakout at some point during their teen years. Taking good care of your skin […]

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Píldoras Anticonceptivas: Usos Médicos

Updated 22 June 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

Frecuentemente se receta la píldora anticonceptiva a adolescentes y mujeres jóvenes como tratamiento para períodos irregulares o ausentes, para dolores menstruales, acné, Síndrome Premenstrual, endometriosis, Insuficiencia Ovárica Primaria, y para […]

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Birth Control Pills: Medical Uses

Updated 11 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Teens and young adults are often prescribed birth control pills for irregular or absent menstrual periods, menstrual cramps, acne, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), endometriosis, primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) and polycystic ovary […]

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I’ve been trying to get rid of my pimples. My acne just won’t go away! What do I do?

Updated 26 March 2014 under Ask Us.

If you’re a teen with acne, you are not alone. Acne is a common and treatable skin condition that causes pimples or “zits” and other skin problems. About 80-90% of […]

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Puberty

Updated 22 October 2020 under Health Guides.

Puberty is the name for the time when your body goes through changes and you begin to grow from a child to an adult. Your hormone levels will change; you […]

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Pubertad

Updated 22 October 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

La pubertad es el nombre que recibe el periodo de tiempo en que tu cuerpo atraviesa cambios que te convierten de niña a adulta. Cambian tus niveles hormonales, se desarrollan […]

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Síndrome Premenstrual (SPM) y Trastorno Disfórico Premenstrual (TDPM)

Updated 22 October 2020 under Guías de la Salud.

SPM son las siglas de Síndrome Premenstrual; “pre” significa “antes” y “menstrual” se refiere a los ciclos menstruales o periodos. No todas las niñas tienen SPM. La mayoría de las […]

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