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Puberty (Definition)

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


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Why hasn't my 15 year old girl hit puberty?

Why hasn't my 15 year old girl hit puberty?

Familial?: At what age did you hit puberty? Do you see any signs of her body changing? Breast development, pubic and axillary hair? Has she seen a doctor on a regular basis who has tracked her growth and development? ...Read more

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When do boys usualy hit their growth spurt?

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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Tomorow u think I will hit pubertal growth spurt this year?

???: Need to see your physician for a full physical, and then they can give you a better estimation of when you might hit your growth spurt. ...Read more

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My brother is going through a growth spurt now....Is his voice box growing too?

My brother is going through a growth spurt now....Is his voice box growing too?

Voice: Although the voice box may grow some, the deepening of the voice is more from thickening of the vocal cords. This is probably happening as he goes through puberty, although the actual change in the voice can occur rather quickly. ...Read more

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19 yo male im 5'6. Dad=5'11, mom=5'2. Dad inseam=32, my inseam=32. I've never had the pubertal growth spurt. Could my spine still have a growth spurt?

19 yo male im 5'6. Dad=5'11, mom=5'2. Dad inseam=32, my inseam=32. I've never had the pubertal growth spurt. Could my spine still have a growth spurt?

No: The majority of your "growth" is thru your legs. Your growth plates here are more than likely closed which typically occurs by age 18. Your shoulders may still get broader as your collarbone growth plates are some of the last to fuse. Unfortunately you may be on the shorter side. There are worse things in life my friend. ...Read more

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Tall but when will my penis grow during puberty?

Tall but when will my penis grow during puberty?

Early in puberty: Testicle enlargement is first sign of puberty. Testes then produce pubertal levels of testosterone which in turn drives the other pubertal changes, the next being penile growth. Please don't worry. ...Read more

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When will girl height stop growing?

Variable: Girls will usually grow 2.5 inches after their first menses and then stop. His is commonly 16-17.Some go a little longer, depending on whether their growth centers have sealed. ...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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Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Normal at some stage: Not all women pop but most do - and no - it does not reveal the gender of the baby. Now, it is easy to determine that for most OBGYN doctors - ultrasound may show the genitals too. But this was just an idea people had. No more. Best wishes for your birth. ...Read more

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Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Not true: That just doesn't happen. These are simply tales which have no bearing on the reality of genetics. Children masturbate from the time they're very small. People would be dwarfs if this concept was based in any reality. ...Read more

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When will most teens hit the pubertal growth spurt?

Varies: There are "early bloomers" and "late bloomers". Early puberty occurs in middle school and late bloomers hit growth spurt in 9-10th grades. Girls do the bulk of growing the two years before menses and boys will hit growth spurt (on the average) between 12-14 years and can grow until age 20 . I always ask parents when they hit their growth spurt as that provides idea when their children might.. ...Read more

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Why isn't my penis growing even thought I've hit puberty?

Why isn't my penis growing even thought I've hit puberty?

Here are some ....: After marching into adulthood, roughly around 18, physical growth comes to a halt; this is dictated by genetic code. So, after that, we have to respect and treasure what we got so to make best of ourselves by adopt and adapt what we have. Nonetheless, political correctness & commercialism have misled many men to waste a lot of money to pursue the fantasy of getting bigger and ... ...Read more

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Does everyone get a growth spurt during puberty?

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Does everyone get a growth spurt during puberty?

Yes: Growth spurt is a part of pubertal events. In girls, growth spurt precedes menstruation by 6-12 months. ...Read more

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At 19 years old when might i hit puberty and grow taller?

Consultation time: If you are really 19 and have had no signs of puberty it is time for a thorough evaluation. I'll assume you have had little contact with doctors or this would have been started already. A pediatric endocrinologist would be where i would send you after initial lab and x-rays. ...Read more

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Could a teenage boy ejaculate?

Could a teenage boy ejaculate?

Yes: The first ejaculation is a key event in the transition from a boy to a man. It's life-changing, and should be a source of both pride and pleasure, as new joys and new responsibilities begin. ...Read more