Emerging Issues in Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Date Published: 2020

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This report aims to inform and empower pediatricians to feel comfortable asking about and providing guidance for sensitive issues, which can enhance the provider-patient relationship and improve overall care for adolescent males. Updated and expanded topics in the revised report include information on male adolescent sexual behavior; emerging issues in health confidentiality; discussion of consent for sexual acts among adolescents; counseling males on their roles in contraception decision-making; sexually transmitted infections (STIs); human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine; and sexual dysfunction.

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