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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Delayed Growth (Overview)

Delayed growth is growth that is slower than normal. Used in describing growth in children.


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Delayed growth spurts how late for girls?

Delayed growth spurts how late for girls?

It depends: This is dependent on when she enters puberty. A girl who hasn't started breast development by about age 12 has delayed puberty. Pubertal growth rates correlate with stages of puberty. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Delayed Growth (Overview)

Delayed growth is growth that is slower than normal. Used in describing growth in children.


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Can gymnastics delay growth spurt?

Can gymnastics delay growth spurt?

Should Not: With normal diet and normal amounts of exercise , no.But extremes may affect pubertal growth. ...Read more

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Can arimdex delay growth plate closure?

Can arimdex delay growth plate closure?

No, not likely: Arimidex (anastrozole) is not likely to cause any such problem. But why would you take this hormone antagonist in the first place? ...Read more

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Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

After age13-14: Delayed puberty for a boy is when by age 13-14 years, there are no pubertal changes, like testicular enlargement. Depending on the cause for the delay and whether treatment is indicated, growth rate should increase as puberty evolves. ...Read more

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Will late bloomers receive any growth spurts?

Will late bloomers receive any growth spurts?

Depends: If they are late bloomers they would tend to enter puberty with less intensity & prolong the process from start to finish. An x-ray of the wrist/hand can identify "bone age" which is might show a BA of 14 in a 18 yo late bloomer. If the growth centers are open they can continue to grow until they close.If you are just hoping for more growth & the growth centers are closed you are done. ...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 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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Does being a late bloomer delay growth in teens?

Does being a late bloomer delay growth in teens?

Yes: The timing of the growth spurt in teens is delayed in "late bloomers". I don't know your age or what the genital exam shows but it is likely you still have time to grow. ...Read more

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Growing chest hair at 19-- is that delayed puberty?

Growing chest hair at 19-- is that delayed puberty?

Not delayed for boy: Pubertal onset prior to age 14 yo in boys is not delayed. The onset is heralded by enlarging testes. Shaving and chest hair may occur years later. Timing of chest hair development is not criteria for delayed puberty. ...Read more

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So does early masturation slow height growth ?

So does early masturation slow height growth ?

Precocious puberty: Early sexual maturation/physical development (precocious puberty) often lead to smaller/shorter stature as an adult. The earlier the process start, the more severe it is. Thus, often a child is evaluated regularly during early childhood/adolescent years to check for growth abnormality and institute treatment if needed. So, if u or someone you know may have this, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does gymnastics stunt growth or delay puberty in boys or girls?

Does gymnastics stunt growth or delay puberty in boys or girls?

Competitive: Gymnasts are often small people. Some studies argue that a chronic calorie deficiency compounded by an extraordinary amount of exercise may stunt growth, while others don't. We do know that delayed puberty is common among gymnasts, swimmers and runners, particularly in girls. Hypothalamic amenorrhea is often seen in these girls. Kids in less competitive gymnastics may not have problems. ...Read more

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Can anorexia slow growth and development?

Can anorexia slow growth and development?

Yes: It can essentially stop everything or severely restrict it, depending on the degree. ...Read more

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Does having a late puberty growth spurt make you taller?

Does having a late puberty growth spurt make you taller?

No: Some people will experince constitutional growth delay, late onset of puberty. But, they will obtain their normal adult height, which is influenced by parental height. ...Read more

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Could late bloomers (in puberty) end puberty faster than early bloomers?

Could late bloomers (in puberty) end puberty faster than early bloomers?

More information:: Here: https://www.luriechildrens.org/en-us/care-services/conditions-treatments/late-puberty/Pages/index.aspx This may start to answer your concerns. ...Read more

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Does growth hormone affect facial development?

Yes: Growth hormone is important for the development of the bones of the face. Persons with growth hormone excess have characteristic facial features including coarsening of their facial features and enlargement of the jaw. These changes can also be seen in a much milder form in children who receive growth hormone for growth hormone deficiency. Children with untreated growth hormone deficiency often have a condition known as midface hypoplasia where the bones in the middle of the face do not develop to be as fully formed as children with normal growth hormone secretion. ...Read more

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Poor Growth (Definition)

Growth within normal range indicates by exam and graphing height measurements along the way. If the growth chart and exam reveals too little growth or too much growth, lab and or pictures (X-rays, scans) may be done to rule out abnormal growths and reveal a disorder that is treatable i.e. deficiency of GH or gigantism from too much GH (growth hormone). See your pedi MD ...Read more