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medicine for precocious puberty

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Early puberty: Precocious puberty is defined by pubertal changes in girls before 8 years-old and in boys prior to the age of 9 years-old.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Early andrenarchy. : This describes early onset of puberty. It may be normal, but it could be a sign of a pituitary or adrenal problem. It needs to be evaluated before i ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Precocious puberty: Precocious puberty is onset of puberty before 8yrs in girls and 9 yrs in boys. It's never normal. Encorinologic investigation is the best step to mak ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Precocious puberty: Precocious puberty is pubertal development before age 8 in girls and age 9 in boys. The causes are too many and complex to review here, but are divide ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is a potentially serious disease and should be evaluated by your phyician.
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Precocious puberty is abnormal: pubertal development before age 8 in girls and age 9 in boys. The causes are too complex to review here, but are divid ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Not sure: If you are 46 yrs old, you can't have precocious puberty. Precocious puberty is when puberty changes start much earlier than usual- before 8 years old ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This is a potentially serious disease and should be evaluated by your phyician.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Nemiro
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not sure: Precocious puberty is the development of sexual characteristics before the age of 8. Most causes are idiopathic, in other words, they are not known, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Bone age: Bone age is first test to be done. It is an x-ray of wrist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Precocious puberty: Precocious puberty in boys is pubertal development before age 9. The causes are gdpp) early developmental signals from the brain, or gipp) abnormal st ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: It may be a symptom of a disease, but not a disease by itself. The most common cause is idiopathic. Many kids with precocious puberty don't need treat ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY: Child that develops early thelarche , pubic and axillary hairs or even menstruation has precocious puberty. They usually check hormonal levels.

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