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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Family
    HIV and AIDS
    Pregnancy
    Sexuality
    ... Children are exposed to sexual messages every day—on TV, on the Internet, in movies, in magazines, and in music. Sex in the media is so common that you might think that teens today already know all they need to about sex. They may even claim to know it all, so sex is something you just don't...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Puberty
    ... Deciding to become sexually active can be very confusing. On the one hand, you hear many warnings and dangers about having sex. On the other hand, movies, TV, magazines, and even the lyrics in songs all seem to be telling you that having sex is OK. It’s normal for teens to be curious about...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Sexuality
    ... Children begin learning about sex and sexuality as soon as they are able to view, listen, and sense the world around them. As your children grow and develop, they may giggle with friends about "private parts," share "dirty" jokes, and look up taboo words in the dictionary. Their curiosity is...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Pregnancy
    Sexuality
    ... However, if you are in love or really like someone, you may ignore the signs of an unhealthy relationship. There’s nothing wrong if you decide to wait. Not everyone is having sex. Half of all teens in the United States have never had sex. If you decide to wait, stick with your decision. Plan...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Infections
    Pregnancy
    Sexuality
    ... No matter what you’ve heard, read, or seen, not everyone your age is having sex, including oral sex and intercourse. In fact, more than half of all teens choose to wait until they’re older to have sex. If you have already had sex but are unsure if you should again, then wait before having sex...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Medical Procedures
    Pelvic Exam
    Sexuality
    Teen Resources
    ... Pelvic exams are an important way to take care of your health. You should get a pelvic exam if you have ever had sex (even one time) or are having any problems with your periods. Most women have questions and concerns about their first pelvic exam, but knowing what to expect can help you...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Lifestyles
    Parenting
    Sexuality
    Teen Resources
    ... If you've ever wondered if you're gay, lesbian, or bisexual, you're not alone. Many teens ask themselves this question. It is a normal part of life. Maybe you've been attracted to someone of the same gender or you may have even kissed or had other sexual contact with someone of the same sex...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Community
    Well Child Visit
    Bright Futures
    Bright Futures (Well-Child Visits)
    ... Find fun, safe things to do. Talk with your parents about alcohol and drug use. Say “No!” to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and e-cigarettes, and sex. Saying “No!” is OK. Don’t share your prescription medicines; don’t use other people’s medicines. Choose friends who support your...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Community
    Well Child Visit
    Bright Futures
    Bright Futures (Well-Child Visits)
    ... if you feel sad most of the time, let us know so we can help you. It’s important for you to have accurate information about sexuality, your physical development, and your sexual feelings toward the opposite or same sex. Please consider asking us if you have any questions. Choose...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    General Health
    Teen Resources
    ... smoking, drinking, or taking other drugs can affect you and why it's smart to stay away from them. Sex During visits with your pediatrician, you'll have a chance to ask questions about dating, sex, and other personal stuff. It's important to make the right choices about sex now. The wrong choice...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Adolescents
    Community
    Well Child Visit
    Bright Futures
    Bright Futures (Well-Child Visits)
    .... Know your teen’s friends and their parents. Be aware of where your teen is and what he is doing at all times. Talk with your teen about your values and your expectations on drinking, drug use, tobacco use, driving, and sex. Praise your teen for healthy decisions about sex, tobacco, alcohol, and...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Alcohol
    Family
    General Health
    Nutrition
    Sexuality
    Smoking
    Tobacco
    ... per week or more)—eating meals together helps with communication and reduces teen risk-taking. "With all the sex on TV, how can I teach my son to wait until he is ready?" Teens (females and males) are naturally curious about sex. This is completely normal and healthy. However, teens may...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Child Care
    Fever
    Infections
    Pain Management
    Urinary Tract Infections
    Genital or Urinary Symptoms
    ... age. STD . In teenagers, pain when passing urine can be from diseases spread during sex. A pus-colored discharge may come out of the penis. (called drip) Overview: Pain with passing urine is never normal. All children with painful urination need a urine checked. Until a...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    HIV and AIDS
    Infections
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Common Illnesses and Conditions
    Newborns, Infants, and Toddlers
    Sexual Health and Sexuality
    ... should tell an adult. Older children and teens should know about Abstinence. The best way to protect themselves against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is to not have any type of sex (vaginal, anal, or oral). Let them know that many people wait to have sex...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Lifestyles
    Parenting
    Sexuality
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Sexual Health and Sexuality
    ... same sex or a different sex. For example, Straight (or heterosexual): People who have sexual and/or romantic feelings for people of the opposite sex. Men are attracted to women and women are attracted to men. Gay (or homosexual): People who have sexual and/or romantic feelings for people of the...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Hepatitis
    ... principal medical reviewer, and the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Adults and teens can protect themselves from HCV infection by making healthy lifestyle choices and avoiding the following: Having unprotected sex or sexual contact with multiple partners Using drugs (injecting drugs, sharing...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Infections
    Skin Health
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools
    ... all socioeconomic levels without regard to sex, age, or personal hygiene. Itching is related to an allergic reaction to the mites and often goes on for weeks after effective treatment. ...