The pituitary gland, the ovaries and the testicles begin to secrete larger quantities of the sex hormones and thus bring on the changes seen in adolescents. Both boys and girls tend to develop pimples and blackheads during this period. This condition is called acne. Special diet, special methods of keeping the face clean and medications prove helpful.
Sexual curiosity is part of that desire to learn more about the opposite sex and does not necessarily lead to complete sexual relations. During this period, sexual curiosity should be controlled gently, and children should be directed so that their curiosity does not result in harmful pursuits.