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do girls gain weight during puberty

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Many: During puberty a girl will experience a change in the shape and physical characteristics of her body. Hips will widen, breast tissue develop, hair gr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Several: www.avert.org/puberty-girls.html www.Kidshealth.Org www.Webmd.Com/parenting/facts-about-puberty-girls answers.Yahoo.Com › ... › all categories › healt ... Read More
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Dr. Jeanne Beymer
29 years experience Pediatrics
American Girl: www.americangirl.com has a lot of great info and books about all the changes that come with puberty. Their "care and keeping of you" book talks about ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Usually not: But check w/your pediatrician if you have concerns.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The symptoms hormonal changes of puberty can cause anxiety depression mood sleep disturbance Only qualified Physician or psychologist or psychiatrist ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Female puberty: As in boys, one of the first signs of puberty is body odor. The development of the hourglass body configuration also starts at the same time. Then com ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Age 15-17: There are 5 stages of puberty. The landmark for girls is menstruation which on avg starts at age12-13 at late stage 3, early stage 4. After that he ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Breast development : Breast budding is the first symptom of puberty in girls. Pubic hair, acne and body odor are associated with puberty and sometimes occur before breast ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
I assume you mean: for a pre-pubertal girl, not yourself. You have to let nature take its course. If the girl is in her late teens, ask her pediatrician if her puberty i ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 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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