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A 34-year-old female asked:

So my son seen to different pediatrics plus a endocrinologist. for possible early puberty. the endocrinologist examined my son did a bone x ray but no hormone testing she said she seen no signs. but i just read about penis size? diffrence?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
? penis size ?: Penis size varies from birth within a broad range. One of the first signs of male puberty on exam is increased testis size, not just length/girth. The 1st worthwhile screening tool for puberty is a bone age x-ray of a wrist/hand. If the bone age is not accelerated, it means no pubertal hormonal effects are present & blood tests unnecessary.
Last updated Feb 7, 2020


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