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It Possible That The Breasts Feel Engorged During A Teen Age Growth Spurt
Yes, In many males.: Growth of female breasts during teens is -obviously-a normal part of attracting males. 40% of teen males develop pubertal gynecomastia, but rest assured--within 2-3 years, it will resolve. It's due to estrogen/testosterone imbalances as teens. Still, c the doc, because there are other causes: rx meds, drugs of abuse, steroids. Ah, but what it adds to the 'normal teenage angst! ...Read more
YES: Growth is a variable process during the transition of puberty. Late bloomers will usually finish their linear growth later than those who start early, but for girls there are some predictable markers.Menses is expected by 2-3 years after breast buds emerge and the hormones that support these markers also signal the bones to do their final growth. Expect an average of 2.5 inches after 1st menses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a teen is pregnant during her height growth years, does her pregnancy hormones promote closing of her growth plates and cause shorter final height?
Pregnant: Ealy closure of the growth plate may take place. ...Read more
If a teen is still growing and gets pregnant, do her body's growth factors/hormones cause overall growth and make her a bit taller than w/o pregnancy?
Is it possible to grow taller after puberty? I'm 23 year old nd i stopped growing at the age of 15.Is there any exercise so that i can grow 2 inches
Typical age for girl to hit puberty? What is the average age that girls begin puberty? How long does it last? What causes some girls to start extremely early and some to start extremely late?
The : The average age of puberty and menstruation (first period is called menarche) has steadily declined over the last 30-40 years. Now, menstruation normally begins between the ages of 11 and 13 years old. Menstruation is the defining moment of puberty for women, but there are events that happen first...Breast bud development, pubic hair development, rapid growth, etc. Genetics plays a large part in when puberty occurs as well as exposure to environmental Estrogens and other hormones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true if an adult's growth plates never close post puberty they'll keep growing taller throughout their life? What bone diseases can cause that?
Growth plates: Highly unlikely but if you are concerned see an Endocrinologist and/or a bone specialist ...Read more
When do females stop growing taller? What is the latest age you have seen a female gain height before ending her growth?
I have constitutional delayed puberty.I masturbated more than couple of times during age 12, 13.Can that effect puberty, bone structure, hormones etc.?
No, it does not...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get taller after 18-19 years of age if you were a late bloomer? And when is growth fully stopped in males, any signs? Thanks
Yes: It is possible to continue growing into early 20's. Full beard facial hair can be an indication that you are nearing full skeletal maturity, but not necessarily. The age of skeletal maturity varies quite widely. ...Read more
When does a human brain stop growing in size? And is it possible that human brain can grow much in your late teens?
Growth not the issue: Most of the increase in brain volume occurs before you are even born, and the majority of post-natal growth occurs in the first few years of life. However, brain size isn't as important as synaptic development. A great deal of "fine tuning" goes on long after physical growth has stopped. Most reorganization occurs in childhood, up through late adolescence, but this process never really ends. ...Read more