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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Delayed Growth (Overview)

Delayed growth is a clinical finding in which a child's height, weight, or both has not yet reached a level where they normally should be given the child's age.


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What are the causes of delay growth of teeth in a child of almost 2 years ?

What are the causes of delay growth of teeth in a child of almost 2 years ?

Many: Including, but not limited to, genetics, systemic disease, medications, missing teeth, and many other causes. For this, and many other reasons, it is recommended that all children have their 1st Dental Examination at about the time of their 1st b'day. If you feel there are growth & development issues see a children's Dental growth & development expert, a Pediatric Dental Specialist (Pedodontist) ...Read more

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Delayed Growth (Overview)

Delayed growth is a clinical finding in which a child's height, weight, or both has not yet reached a level where they normally should be given the child's age.


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What does it mean to have imbalance delayed growth?

What does it mean to have imbalance delayed growth?

Delayed puberty: Essentially, this would apply to girls who have not started breast development by 12-13 years-old or to boys who haven't had testicular enlargement by age 14 years-old. Not sure what you mean by imbalanced. If this doesn't answer your question, please let me know. ...Read more

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Can teen have delayed growth?

Can teen have delayed growth?

Growth delay: It is common for teens to have late growth and development. A simple x- ray of the left hand called a bone age radiograph can differentiate late development and growth from no further growth likely. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for delayed growth to start up again?

Depends on cause: There isn't a good answer for this question without knowing the cause of delayed growth and whether treatment is necessary. If you have more information it may be helpful. ...Read more

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How to resolved a delayed growth spurt?

How to resolved a delayed growth spurt?

Delayed growth spurt: Growth spurts come during puberty. Its delayed appearance could be genetic but often is hormonal. Please consult an endocrinologist to resolve the issue and create a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can teen have delayed growth?

Growth delay: It is common for teens to have late growth and development. A simple x- ray of the left hand called a bone age radiograph can differentiate late development and growth from no further growth likely. ...Read more

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At what age can you know if your child has delayed growth?

At what age can you know if your child has delayed growth?

No specific age: Delayed growth implies either the child is below his expected height for age or if he or she has delayed sexual development justifying why the growth parameters are not where they should be. If the growth velocity is impaired regardless of age, a referral to a pediatric endocrinologist will help. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have imbalance delayed growth?

Delayed puberty: Essentially, this would apply to girls who have not started breast development by 12-13 years-old or to boys who haven't had testicular enlargement by age 14 years-old. Not sure what you mean by imbalanced. If this doesn't answer your question, please let me know. ...Read more

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