It's important for your teen to continue to have regularly scheduled checkups. At each
well-child visit, the doctor will check your teen's
growth and development and examine him or her for possible problems.
School and behavioral concerns, such as failing
classes or dropping out of school, relationship problems with friends and
family that affect home or school life, severe mood swings, lack of interest in
normal activities and withdrawal from others, being physically aggressive,
becoming sexually active, and using tobacco or drugs.
This information is produced and provided by the National
Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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