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at what age do girls start growing pubic hair

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Puberty: Once a girl is making hormones in order to menstruate, then the process is set in order for hair to begin to grow. This will usually occur around 11- ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
IT VARIES: It is all normal just like head hair every body have different growth of pubic hair.You can trim with a scissor or shave/wax or have it removed throug ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Normally: Female shave pubic area for cosmetic reasons.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Effect of hormones: Pubic hair development in girls is caused by increasing levels of androgens, one of the types of hormones that increase in puberty. This normally occu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Puberty: When a male starts to produce testosterone, then facial hair as well as hair over other parts of the body grow. This is a testosterone mediated proce ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Varies: Some start getting facial hair at about 13 and other start later, a few otherwise healthy men do not grow facial hair at all.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Whenever....: When they need to!there is a wide range of ages considered to be normally starting rarely at 11-12 years old.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Puberty: Most most girls stop growing taller around ages 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person entered puberty late.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
14 years: For the average girl, but it depends on the start of puberty. For early maturers as early as 9yrs, for late maturers as late as 18 yrs. It is not on ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Growth in girls: Girls typically stop growing 2 years after their first period. Average age to stop growing is 14 since the average age for girls to get their periods ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Breast development: Often girls stop growing (all parts) about two years after their first period.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Hello Kimberly Breast growth and development depends primarily on two hormones, estrogen and progesterone. During puberty the ovary begins to release ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience Pediatrics
Puberty: Girls usually go through the puberty related growth spurt earlier than boys. Usually 3-4 yrs after starting menstruation girls stop growing. Boys on t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience Pediatrics
Varies a lot: Boys usually stop growing after their initial growth spurt where you grow the fastest. This is different depending on when you started growing and als ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Genetics: Our hair is generally preprogrammed by our genes to stop making pigment that gives it color. Rarely, a medical illness, stressors or medical treatment ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Feet stop...: ....Growing at the same time as the rest of her stops growing. That can be any time between about 11 and about 21, but likely sometime in between.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Balding: Depends on heredity factors.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unless you lose: it all - it can just keep on growing (even after you die).
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy White
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
17-19 years old: Girls will typically find that their breasts will stop growing around the ages of 17 to19, though some experts believe that a woman's breasts will rea ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
It depends: It can be estimated based on when a girl has her first period. From that point on she will grow another 1-4" and usually by 18-24 months after the fi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Facial hair: At the time of puberty, age range 11 - 15 years.
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