Many young women have special needs and concerns about changes in their bodies. Penn physicians specializing adolescent gynecology provide the kind of one-on-one care young women want in an atmosphere that allows them to feel comfortable talking about their health.
Dr. Suleena Kansal Kalra discusses why some adolescent women should see a gynecologist and how she tries to alleviate the apprehension that comes with a girl's first gynecology appointment.
In addition to providing initial or routine gynecologic care, we provide care for adolescents with a variety of gynecologic problems, including:
- menstrual irregularities
- heavy bleeding
- missed periods
- menstrual cramps
- delayed first period
- pelvic pain
- vaginal and pelvic infections
- uneven breast growth
- breast lumps
- vaginal discharge
Our physicians specializing adolescent gynecology offer counseling and educational materials about contraception and prevention of sexually transmitted disease.