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A 47-year-old member asked:

Can a girl have a very late puberty at age 20?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Not normal: Puberty generally ranges from 9-14 years old. If it is delayed beyond that, there is an hormonal problem that must be evaluated by an endocrinologist.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Late puberty: If this means she has not had a period but has completely developed breasts and pubic hair it is abnormally late and needs an endocrine evaluation. Even more so if she has not fully matured.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

If you are a girl, what is late puberty?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Complicated: Most people define it as no pubertal development (pubic hair or breast development) by 14 years of age or no onset of menses by 16 years of age.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Very late puberty possible at age 20?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Too late: That will be very late for a male or female and full endocrine workup is needed.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Agree completely - Additionally, a genetic disorder may be the source of the problem.
Aug 12, 2012
Last updated Oct 29, 2012
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