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stages of boys puberty

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
5 Stages: 1 Male hormones become active, but few outside signs of development. 2 Testicles/scrotum enlarge, but not penis. Increase height/change in body shape. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Puberty stages: To determine sexual maturity in boys. Tanner staging is used. Tanner i is a young child. Puberty begins at tanner ii and lasts till iv. Tanner v is an ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
On web: Research on web. All the Best.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brendan Rice
17 years experience Family Medicine
Five stages...: These are the general stages: 1. Growth of testes/scrotum, fine pubic hair. 2. Rapid body growth, continued increase in pubic hair. 3. Penis grow ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
BETWEEN THE AGES: Of 9-14.
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A 48-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 37-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NINE: 9 usually.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Nothing conclusive: There is research out there on puberty and hormonal changes in autistic boys and girls. However, the research is inconclusive at present re: precocio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Same as nonautistic: There is no difference in pubertal development between autistic and nonautistic patients.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
They grow: They certainly grow in every Tanner stage, in some more than others. Certainly after reaching Tanner 5 at some point they stop growing. In general b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Some signs overlap. The appearance of genital hair and underarm odor is under control of the adrenal glands and may precede true puberty by a couple o ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Tanner stages: Tanner stage 1: child. Stage 2: enlargement of the testes and beginnings of pubic hair. Stage 3: more pubic hair. Beginning of hair elsewhere. Sta ... Read More
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A 37-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Multiple: Testicular tumors, central problems that stimulate the brain to start signals to the testicle such as tumors, head trauma and other rare syndromes. T ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Growth: After puberty a male has more hair, grows taller and has more musculature.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: There are "early bloomers" and "late bloomers". Early puberty occurs in middle school and late bloomers hit growth spurt in 9-10th grades. Girls do th ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience Pediatrics
Tanner stage: There are 5 tanner stages for males and they depend on the frowth of penis, testes, and pubic hair, stage one is the earliest and stage 5 is the adult ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Boys are entitled to start puberty after age 9.
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A 56-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
At or around Age 14: As above.

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