Common Teen Questions and Answers
Boys and Eating Disorders
Review how to recognize and a possible eating disorder in a teenage boy who is a health nut and can't get skinny enough.
Ask the Pediatrician
Ask our Expert Pediatrician, Dr. Vincent Iannelli, a question about your teen through this online submission form.
Sports Physical Exams
My teen needs a sport's physical before he can play football this fall. Should I go to his Pediatrician or is it just as good to let them do the team physical at school?
Getting a Second Opinion
Review how to get a second opinion for your child when specialists don't agree on what is wrong with your child.
Cold Induced Urticaria
Review what might cause someone to have a rash and facial swelling after going out into the cold.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Review what might cause a teenager to have fatigue, weight loss, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal pain, including conditions like celiac diease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's diseae.
Do Your Kids Smoke?
Almost 1 in 5 teens smoke cigarettes. Although that is a decline from previous years, more needs to be done to decrease the number of teen smokers even more. Does your teen smoke?
Girls & Shaving
When should teenage girls start shaving?
Five Common Questions Preteens Have About Periods
When your preteen has a question about her period, you can be ready to help her understand.
Her daughter's period is irregular, is that normal?
Choosing a Doctor for Older Children
Review the issue of what type of doctor should see your older child.