All teens and adolescents should go to the doctor every year for a FREE checkup! See the experts' recommended schedule of checkups .
What happens at a checkup for a teen or adolescent?
Of course, if you're having a problem, you can see your primary care provider (PCP) even if it is not time for checkup. You should never be ashamed to seek medical help.Learn to talk to your doctor
Get used to asking your doctor questions. Some things you may want to discuss include:
It's a good idea to talk to your parents about all of this, too.
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