Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Conditions We Treat at Children’s Hospital Colorado


We offer a wide range of services to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the female reproductive system. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Preventive health and guidance for preteen girls, teens, young women and parents
  • Vaginal or vulvar concerns, such as
    • Itching, pain or discharge
    • Inflammation, lumps or cysts
    • Pediatric vulvovaginitis
    • Lichen sclerosus
    • Genital injuries
    • Labial adhesions
  • Early or delayed puberty
  • Congenital anomalies of the reproductive system
    • Absent vagina and/or uterus
    • Imperforate hymen and vaginal septum
    • External or internal genital anomalies
    • Disorders of sexual development
  • Reproductive health concerns of girls and teens with cancer
  • Reproductive health concerns of girls and teens with hematologic (or bleeding) conditions
  • Any concerns about the menstrual period, such as
    • Heavy or irregular menstrual periods
    • Absent menstrual periods
    • Painful periods
    • Menstrual suppression in girls with developmental delay or complex medical problems
    • Menstrual suppression for other reasons
    • Hormone therapy for problem periods
  • Abnormal pap smears and cervical dysplasia
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Ovarian cysts and masses
  • Acute pelvic pain and infection
  • Chronic pelvic pain (treated in Children’s Colorado’s multidisciplinary pain clinic)
  • Ovarian torsion
  • Endometriosis
  • Hormonal problems
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Excess facial and body hair
    • Acne
  • Tubal (ectopic) pregnancy
  • Prenatal care
  • Preventing unplanned pregnancy
    • Birth control pills
    • Birth control patch
    • Birth control vaginal ring
    • Birth control shot
    • Birth control implant
    • Intrauterine device (IUD)
    • Birth control for teens with other medical problems
    • Extended or continuous use of birth control
  • Breast problems
  • Sexually transmitted disease prevention, testing and treatment