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can girls get pregnant before puberty

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Any further linear growth potential after age 16 in postpubertal girl is minimal, less than 1/2 in.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: After growth plate fusion there is no significant growth potential left.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nature vs culture: I've always thought it sad kids got all the physical parts & urges of adulthood long before the wiring in the brain finished. Reproductive urges proba ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Once you have a regular menstruation and breast and pubic hair take shapes of adult's, pubertal changes are through.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
12-16 years: Puberty occurs between 9-14 years for most girls and 11-16 for boys. There is wide variation in when the puberty growth spurt occurs. Girls are usual ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Can't: No healthy way to do naturally. If extremely early ("precocious puberty") is done pharmaceutically.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Not sure: Puberty is occurring earlier - we think because girls are heavier. True precocious puberty may be due to many factors. If you have a girl child who is ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swab: Without needing to do a true internal exam, i small swab of the discharge can be obtained and examined under the microscope to determine the cause of ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Early puberty: It usually starts before age8y of age. If it early breast development the child will be monitored for other signs of puberty. The reason to follow clo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Breast budding: Early breast budding is first sign of puberty in girls.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Growth: If you are continuing to grow into adulthood, you need to be evaluated for excessive growth hormone.
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