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Emerging Issues in Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care
Laura K. Grubb, MD, MPH, FAAP, Makia Powers, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAP, COMMITTEE ON ADOLESCENCE, 2023. "Emerging Issues in Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care", Pediatric Collections: Adolescent Health Care Part 2: Reproductive Health, American Academy of Pediatrics
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Pediatricians are encouraged to address male adolescent sexual and reproductive health on a regular basis, including taking a sexual history, discussing healthy sexuality, performing an appropriate physical examination, providing patient-centered and age-appropriate anticipatory guidance, and administering appropriate vaccinations. These services can be provided to male adolescent patients in a conﬁdential and culturally appropriate manner, can promote healthy sexual relationships and responsibility, can and involve parents in age-appropriate discussions about sexual health.