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Doctor insights on: Average Growth Rate For Boys

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Is an average of 3mm per year growth in size of a painful renal cyst in 35 y/o female within the normal range of growth rate?

Is an average of 3mm per year growth in size of a painful renal cyst in 35 y/o female within the normal range of growth rate?

What is the size?: Kidney cysts average size 2-3 cm ( an inch is 2.54 cm)). They should not cause pain. It the total size gets to 8-10 cm and larger you should expect feeling pressure and heaviness. Simple cyst is a bag of fluid, very common, 50% of people over age of 50, they have kidney cyst. ...Read more

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Can there be an average breast growth rate for teens?

Can there be an average breast growth rate for teens?

Not really: All patient's are different and mature at different rates. Talk to your pediatrician about your child's development and they will be able to address your concerns. ...Read more

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At what age do the growth plates on boys close?

At what age do the growth plates on boys close?

Varies: This can vary, usually from 16-18 but there are outliers. An x-ray of the wrist and hand can verify when this occurs. ...Read more

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Can boys gymnastics stunt their growth?

Can boys gymnastics stunt their growth?

Temporarily: High intensity sports such as gymnastics can delay onset of puberty and delay growth spurts. It is not permanent. ...Read more

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When do boys usualy hit their growth spurt?

Varies: Boys normally enter puberty between ages 9-14 as evident by initiation of testicular growth. The actual pubertal growth spurt happens during mid-late puberty in boys. Puberty is complete within 2-4.5 years from the start depending on the boy. The peak growth velocity can be anywhere from 1-3 years after signs of initial testicular enlargement. Statistically, the average age for this is 12-14 yo. ...Read more

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When do boys have growth spurts or puberty?

In puberty: Boys can start growth spurts at 11-12 or as late as 15-16. They can continue to grow until they are 20 years of age. The spurt starts usually after one begins to see pubic hair. ...Read more

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When do boys tend to get their growth spurt?

It varies: You are not sharing your age with us. There is no one answer for all boys. It depends on numerous variables. ...Read more

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What age do boys tend to get their growth spurt?

It varies: It varies from male to male, community to community, race to race, and is based upon numerous variables. There is no one right answer. As you have already been repeatedly taught. ...Read more