Dr. Emmanuel Okafor

MBBS

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English

Nigeria, Abia

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Sarah Abozaid

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

Arabic, English

Sudan, al-Khartum

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Chakradhar

MBBS

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada

India, Andhra Pradesh

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Abebe Bayou

MD

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English, Amharic, Oromo

Ethiopia, Southern

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Ahmed Reda Eid

MBBCH

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English, Arabic

Egypt, Cairo

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Wegahta Andebrhan

MBBS

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English, Tigrinya

Uganda, Central

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Chamroeun Phim

MEDICAL DOCTOR

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English

Cambodia, Siem Reap

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Dawit Dereje

MEDICAL DOCTOR

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English

Ethiopia, Addis Abeba

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation

Dr. Abel Goshime

MEDICAL DOCTOR

🩺  Adolescent Medicine

English

Ethiopia, Addis Abeba

  • USD $25
  • 10 - 30 min Consultation
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What is a Adolescent Medicine?

Adolescent medicine is a medical subspecialty that focuses on the medical care of adolescents and young adults, typically between the ages of 10 and 25. The goal of adolescent medicine is to provide comprehensive and specialized care to address the unique physical, emotional, and social needs of this age group.

Adolescence is a period of rapid physical and emotional development, and it is during this time that young people are at an increased risk for a range of health issues, such as mental health problems, substance abuse, sexual and reproductive health issues, and chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes. Adolescent medicine practitioners are trained to identify, diagnose, and manage these health issues, as well as to provide preventive care and health education.

Some of the common health issues that adolescent medicine specialists deal with include acne, eating disorders, menstrual problems, sexually transmitted infections, and injuries related to sports and physical activity. They also provide counseling and treatment for mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.

Adolescent medicine practitioners work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and community health centers. They often collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as pediatricians, gynecologists, and psychologists, to ensure that their patients receive the best possible care.

In addition to providing medical care, adolescent medicine practitioners also play an important role in health education and promotion. They provide guidance on healthy behaviors such as diet and exercise, as well as safe sex practices, substance abuse prevention, and other health-related issues. By empowering young people with the knowledge and tools they need to make healthy choices, adolescent medicine practitioners can help them to achieve their full potential and lead fulfilling lives.