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Aspergers And Early Puberty
A condition in which development of secondary sex characteristics (breasts, testicular enlargement) occurs before age eight in girls and age nine in boys. Often times, especially in girls, the cause is unknown and not harmful to the child. However, all children with precocious puberty should see a doctor to rule out harmful causes such as cancer. Furthermore, early puberty can stunt growth due to premature closure of the growth plates. Early detection and intervention can prevent ...Read more
Very early puberty: Initial phase of puberty and/or precocious puberty -puberty occurring earlier than normal before age 10 in girls and age 12 in boys. ...Read more
Maybe/maybe not: Hopefully we all go through puberty and the same hormones that push it forward eventually tell the growth centers to close. If your hormones come out too strong and early (precocious puberty) you would cut off some potential. If you entered puberty at the approximate time of your buddies, you were likely just destined to be shorter than you wanted. Your parental average +2.5 in is male expectation ...Read more
Early puberty: I do not believe that the reason is known, although many researchers have studied this situation. ...Read more
It's unclear. ..: Extracts of the milk thistle plant can act like estrogen and enhance the body's estrogen effects. Extracts of the seeds do not seem to have this same effect. Those with hormone sensitive conditions (i.e., breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, uterine fibroids) should not take milk thistle. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Puberty is a complex process involving multiple hormones and structural changes. In males the process may span from 2 to 5 years with a kids eventual height dependent more on how the bones are affected than other structures. As long as the bones have open growth plates there is room for a kid to grow taller. A bone age assessment (xray) can help gage potential for more growth. Discuss this with doc. ...Read more
No: Most of the bad press that we read about soy is due to the genetically modified version of soy. Most soy in the us is genetically modified. If we look at countries where soy is consumed in abundanced, we don't see the negative health issues as we see in the us. Soy is a phytoestrogen, that's true, but the receptors that are infuenced by soy are actually non-stimulating. ...Read more
No: No, they can't.Get a more detailed answer ›
My daughter is 10yrs old 90lb is very active and is going into early puberty. Can I give her high quality adult multi vitamins?
Can periodic (like female reproductive bleeding) rectal bleeding since early puberty be a symptom of intersex condition in an adult male?
I got early puberty when I was 9 and a half so it affect my body development and growth. Now I am 17.My father is 5.8, mother 5.3. I am 5.1.
Short Stature: You have what is defined as short stature and there are a number of reasons that can happen. These range from hereditary to lack of growth hormone, in your case likely early puberty. At your age you need to get an x-ray to check for your bone age to see if your bones have finished growing, if they have not then tests can be done to see if their are any treatments. Get in to see your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter is nine years and six months. She is 134cm tall. She is showing signs of early puberty, like growth in underarms and a few pubic hair.
Possibly: The sooner someone matures, the sooner the teeth come in. ...Read more
Is it true that fluoride makes breasts grow faster than normal, accounting for early puberty in pre-teens?
Not True: Yet another old wive's tale. There is evidence that this occurs, as my colleagues have noted. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more