Your questions answered

If you’ve asked Vicki a question she will post the answer on this page (and the best thing is nobody will ever know it was you that asked!). The most recently answered questions are shown below, and you can also search for questions by clicking on one of the categories. Or you might just want to have a look at the questions other girls have asked. 

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Recently answered questions

  • Hey vicki what are the symtoms of depression and biopolar depression i keep everything to myself so this sight is very helpful im the 16 yr old btw x/ please asap

    Only a doctor or medical professional can diagnose depression of any kind and it will be very different to the symptoms you often notice during puberty such as mood swings. Have a chat to your parents or the person who cares for you if you are feeling unhappy or feel you need to talk about your emotions. Alternatively you can call Childline on 0800 1111 and they will be able to offer you advice on what to do and who to speak to.

  • Hey Vicki,I am 12, I have been getting public hair for the last 6 months but I haven't started my period yet. Thankyou AmeliaπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

    Hi Amelia, the best way of knowing when your period might arrive is when you've been releasing discharge for between 6-12 months.

  • Hi vicki my boyfriend recently dumped me and whenever anything about relationships or love come up I feel sad and awkward is thus normal??? AnnieπŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡πŸ‡β„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈβ˜”οΈ

    Hi Annie, it's still early days so try not to worry as you will get over him in time. Just try to stay busy with your family and friends.

  • Hi Vicki! I had some blood on my undies about three months ago and I don't know if that was my period the thing is that it was just like three little spots and then I never saw it since? I have only had discharge since then so I doubt it but just asking...( so I can find it) πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šβ€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›

    It is likely that this was your period but try not to worry as in the early stages of the menstrual cycle, it can take a while for your hormones to control the changes in your body and to then reach a balance for your regular period.

  • Hi Vicki I really like this boy but the problem is that he's a big player and is 3 years older than me I'm 15 and he's 18 we have dated in the past but it never worked out I still like him and don't know what to do about it help!

    As you've already stated this boy is someone you can't trust to be true to you, I think you would be saving yourself a lot of heartache if you stay away from him. So try your best to move on and forget about him.

  • Hi Vicki I feel so jealous my bf just brokeup with me and now it seems like everyone's getting a boyfriend. I've had a horrible week Sunday my bf brokeup with me Monday I sprained my wrist tuseday I got a D on a test and majorly cracked my phone and today I broke a toe I don't know what to do.?! And is it normal I still have a crush on my ex and another guy? Please and thank you for the help love always Mads β„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈβ˜”οΈβ„οΈ

    Hi Mads, wow, what a week you're having! Let's hope it gets better soon. I know it feels pretty bad at the moment but you will get over your boyfriend in time and keeping busy with your family and friends will help you to forget about him quicker.

  • Vicki sometimes when I fancy boys I have dreams about them and late
    Y I fancy my cousin and whenever I look at him my tummy flutters. He even calls me a 4 yr old. And our mums took us all out to a restaurant and when we were leaving I was pulling in for a hug and him a handshake and we ended up waving our arms about. Do u think he likes me? We also have friendly banter.

    During puberty, it is normal to develop feelings of attraction to others, whether they be teachers, actors, sports stars or even a member of our family and this is brought about by an increase in actvity of sex hormones. It is called a crush and the sad thing is that crushes often fade.

  • Vicks sometimes when I'm walking or something down there suddenly becomes itchy and when I scratch It some sort of dirt is there.

    It is normal for growing pubic hair and dried discharge to cause itchiness so you might be interested in trying our Lil-Lets teens Freshen-Up wipes as they will help to keep you feeling fresh and clean down there. Check out the following link for more information: http://www.lil-lets.co.uk/becomingateen/blog/2013/August/15/New%20Teens%20Wipes

  • Hi Vicki I found some white hard stuff coming out of nipples and the tend to split and be sore. I was even feeling it and one of them is very hard under the nipple like a bone is there.

    It is very common to notice nipple leakage during puberty which is generally caused by the increase in hormones and tight-fitting clothing. Keep the area clean with warm soapy water which will help to remove any dried fluid and avoid picking it as this will make it very sore. The hard lump you can feel behind your nipple is a breast bud which comprised of muscle, fat, tissue and milk glands which is all perfectly normal so try not to worry.

  • Hi vikki! I'm 12 and I recently bought a crop top and it was really loose but my boobs were poking out of it and I don't were a bra what should I do and any ways to hint to mum?

    Why not show your mum how you look in your crop top and ask for her advice as to whether this is right for you, or if you now need a bra. Believe it or not mums were teenagers once too and she will want the very best for you and for you to be comfortable with your new shape.

  • Hi vicki what are pant liners xxxxxxxxxxxx thank you xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx HELP xxxxxxxx

    Pant liners are usually thinner and smaller than sanitary towels and are worn by women to protect their underwear from the effects of discharge, from possible leakage should their period arrive and when a menstrual flow is really light; usually at the beginning or towards the end of a period. For more information, check out the following link: http://www.lil-lets.co.uk/becomingateen/blog/2013/August/07/Feeling%20Clean%20and%20Fresh%20down%20there?author=Vicki

  • I don't know where to put a tampon when inserting it.

    In between your legs there are three openings. The first at the front is the urethra which is where we urinate from, the second at the rear, is where we excrete waste matter from and the third, in the middle, is the vagina which is where we release menstrual fluid from and therefore insert a tampon. For more help with this, please check out the following link: http://www.lil-lets.co.uk/becomingateen/Info-and-Advice/How%20to%20use%20tampons

  • Hi vicki.
    -I'm 13 years and nearly 3 months old.
    -I've had discharge for as long as I can remember (over a year).
    -my breasts have started to develop but they're small, a bit pointy and I only fit into an A sized bra.
    -I've been quite moody recently.
    -I have a lot of hair everywhere.
    -and I've recently started to get a few minor cramps in my stomach.
    When do you think I will start my first period?
    Thankyou xx

    As you've been releasing discharge for quite a while, I can only guess that your period isn't too far away.

  • Hi vicky, im 13 and I think I have a yeast infection/thrush. I'm very itchy down there and I have a lot of discharge. Is this normal? And how do I tell my mum about it? Thanks xx

    A yeast infection is identified by a discharge that ressembles cottage cheese, irritation, a swollen vagina and a burning sensation while urinating. If all of these apply to you, ask your mum to book a visit to your GP for treatment which is readily available from your local chemist. Howebver, if these things don't apply to you, the itchiness might either be due to pubic hair growth or from discharge drying into your pubic hair in which case, you can check out the following link about staying fresh and clean down there: http://www.lil-lets.co.uk/becomingateen/blog/2013/August/15/New%20Teens%20Wipes

  • My mom took away my $ 25 gift card and said I'll get it back when I get respect...what do I do? 😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩

    You consider ways of regaining respect for your mum and reflect on what it was you did to lose it in the first place. You can always start by talking to her and apologising.

  • HeyπŸ™Š for some reason I've been starting to get crushes on a lot of boys! Is this just me turning into a teen?thxπŸ’œ

    This is perfectly normal as during puberty, sex hormones are running riot causing you to feel attraction to others so try not to worry.

  • Thank you for answering my question:-)xx

    You're very welcome. Happy to help.

  • Id it normal to have bumps around your nipple and is it normal for one of your breast start to hurt?

    These small bumpos you've noticed are called Montgommery glands and they are perfectly normal. It is also normal to experience discomfort as your breasts develop so try not to worry. A soak in a hot bath will help to soothe them.

  • πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹Hey Vicki, I was wondering why sometimes when I'm just sitting down doing nothing one of my nipples always tickles or itches and sometimes one is kind of hard and point and other isn't? But I know that they ain't growing coz iv been a size A for a few years now and I wanna know why? Why ain't they growing they started growing 3 years ago. I'm 12 started my period last month and hant come this month. Ellie x πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹πŸ’‹ please answerπŸ’›

    Hi Ellie, believe it or not, itchy skin and nipples are a sign that skin is being stretched with development so it's quite likely that you've noticed some breast development. It is also very normal to notice more development in one breast than the other but they will even up in time.

  • I'm 15 and still only 5'3, my younger sister is 5'8 and my elder brother 6'3. They're both skinny and can eat whatever they want without gaining weight. I can't and I feel fat and out of place. Will I grow???

    Try to remember that we're all made in different shapes and sizes which is what makes us who we are. You might like to consider ways of boosting your self-confidence and joining a club for something you enjoy like dance, drama or a sport is a good place to start. For more help with this, check out the following link: http://www.lil-lets.co.uk/becomingateen/blog/2013/October/07/Keeping%20fit?author=Vicki