As you become a woman, it's important to have checkups once a year with a doctor or other healthcare provider. He or she will check out your general health and your reproductive health. Your doctor might ask you questions about:
It is important to be honest when you answer. Your doctor needs the right information about your health and body in order to help you if you have a problem. And although these questions might make you feel a little embarrassed, remember that your doctor has heard the answers many times before. There is no reason to feel self-conscious.
As you continue to have check-ups, both you and your doctor will learn more about what is normal for you. Understanding your body and your health now will help you grow into a healthy woman.