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What gynecological problems can affect teenage girls?

Dr. Scott C. Makemson, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrician & Gynecologist)

Adolescent gynecology conditions can include:

  • breast masses
  • abnormal puberty, precocious (early) or delayed
  • amenorrhea (absence of periods after puberty begins)
  • menstrual abnormalities (frequent or heavy periods)
  • dysmenorrhea (significant pain with periods)
  • menstrual regulation in young women with developmental/mental delay
  • pelvic/ovarian cysts or masses
  • structural or anatomic abnormalities of the reproductive tract (imperforate hymen)

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