A phase full of changes.
Puberty is the period between the apparition of secondary sexual characters and the apparition of fertility. It is important for adolescents to receive a good sexual education, information about contraception methods (the barrier methods are particularly recommended) and information about sexually transmissible diseases.
In our infant-juvenile gynecology unit, we work in strict collaboration with the family pediatrician to propose the best possible medical information to the patients.
The vaccine against Papillomavirus (VPH) is one of the measures recommended during this stage in life. (Refer to VPH Vaccination).