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Age-Specific Concerns : Adolescents and Teens : Children's Health : Male Sexual Development


    • Care of the Uncircumcised Penis in Teens

      In an uncircumcised boy, the foreskin will begin to separate from the glans, or the tip of the penis. This happens naturally while the male is an infant. This is called foreskin retraction.

    • Epididymitis in Children

      Epididymitis is an inflammation or infection of the epididymis. The epididymis is a thin, coiled tube that sits on top of a male testicle. In younger boys, it can be caused by a urinary tract infection. In older boys and teens, it's usually caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

    • Overview of the Male Anatomy

      The male reproductive anatomy includes the bladder, epididymis, penis, scrotum, and prostate gland.

    • Puberty: Adolescent Male

      During puberty, a teenage boy will grow taller and heavier, and hormones will lead to sexual maturity.

    • Stop Dating Abuse Before It Starts

      Teen dating violence is worrisome. But it's not inevitable. Here's how you and your teen can avoid possibly unsafe situations and reduce the risk for problems.

    • Varicoceles in Children

      A varicocele is when veins in the scrotum have become large and swollen (dilated). The condition is like varicose veins that occur in the legs.