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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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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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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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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?

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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Suggest me home tips to get rid of delayed and very frequent periods and to get regular periods.... ?

Suggest me home tips to get rid of delayed and very frequent periods and to get regular periods.... ?

Birth control pills: When women have frequent and irregular bleeding, a doctor after taking a history and performing a physical exam may recommend birth control pills. They prevent the woman's ovaries to produce hormones, while providing her body with the hormones she needs to have a regular cycle. ...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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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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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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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?

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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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

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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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What are some ways to speed up delayed growth?

What are some ways to speed up delayed growth?

Depends on situation: If a kid has a true dietary deficiency, an improved diet & replacement of the omitted material will help.If a kid is deficient in growth hormone, shots of synthetic growth hormone can help. If the kid has the genetics to grow slowly, & receives growth hormone, s/he will grow faster for a time but never be taller than s/he would have been without it. ...Read more

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No growth spurt at 18. Do I have delayed growth?

No growth spurt at 18. Do I have delayed growth?

Can't say: To answer your question i would need to know which stage of puberty you're in or if you're shaving (boy) or menstruating (girl) for example. It's very unusual for an 18 yo to not be finished with puberty. If that's the case then you should see a pediatric endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What can I do about a delayed growth spurt in my child ?

What can I do about  a delayed growth spurt in my child ?

Age? Gender?: The age & gender are necessary to know in order to answer your question. Males grow later than females. Females have shorter growth time. Once a female has her period, growth will cease within two years. Males can grow into their late teens or 20. Growth is also remarkably hereditary, the rate & extent of growth being inherited. Diseases (kidney, etc) can play a role in growth, as well. ...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