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How do you know when your puberty has stop?

How do you know when your puberty has stop?

Interesting Question: People are usually worried about late or early onset of puberty. You are worried about when it will stop. Perhaps you are concerned about too much or too little of something about what puberty has done to your body. Please meet with your physician to address your specific concern. Puberty stops at 17 (girls) and 18 (boys) usually. See wikipedia for detailed review on puberty. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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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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When does puberty stop?

When does puberty stop?

Puberty: Puberty generally starts for girls bt 9-14, and for boys bt 10-15. Puberty will generally last 3-5 years. ...Read more

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What age does puberty stop?

What age does puberty stop?

Hard to say: Puberty is a transition that sees both early and late features. It can progress through all stages in as little as 3 years in some and as long a 7 in others. Testicular enlargement & nipple growth are early recognizable signs, while closure of growth centers & adult like hair distribution as seen toward the end. No two kids have an identical experience. ...Read more

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How can you know when you start and stop puberty?

Body changes: Girls start breast budding as the first sign of puberty; for boys it's an increase in testicular volume. Pubic hair is associated with puberty, but doesn't define it. Puberty ends when growth is pretty much done and breast contour is adult or testicular volume approximates adult size. Pubic hair span usually extends to the groin, but doesn't have to by the end of puberty. ...Read more

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I reached puberty 3 years early, will I stop growing?

I reached puberty 3 years early, will I stop growing?

Hard to say: For some puberty runs its course in 3-5 years and others it may take 4-7. Often, you will follow the pattern of one or both parents. A xray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for growth plates and see if your growth will stop soon or continue for years. ...Read more

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I just want to go through phases like puberty and I can't stop thinking about sex.what should I do?

I just want to go through phases like puberty and I can't stop thinking about sex.what should I do?

If You're 28yrs old,: --then you have already gone thru puberty! If I understand the question correctly though, you're saying that you currently have high sexual desire (sex drive) which causes you to think about sex a lot. All normal at age 28! Without knowing your views on sex, though, I can't advise you about how to handle this. It would be appropriate to see a therapist to discuss the stage of development you are in. ...Read more

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Can puberty stop even if I don't have a beard?

Yes: This is common in certain ethnic groups (e.g. Asians) or is genetic. Look at your father, brothers, uncles, grandfathers and you will likely see others with little facial hair. ...Read more

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How many years does puberty in males last? At what point do they stop getting taller?

How many years does puberty in males last? At what point do they stop getting taller?

3-4 years: When a male develops facial hair and the genital hair extends unto the lower abdomen and upper thighs, height growth slows a lot, and one can only expect minimal growth at that time. Average onset of genital growth is about 12 years but some males start earlier and some are several years later. Family history seems to have a big impact. Also, some families tend to have minimal body hair. ...Read more

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If a male was to see puberty changes just starting at nearly age 15 (late bloomer). What age would growth stop at?

Puberty and growth: There are many things which happen during puberty. Often the lay definition ignores things like testicular growth. So, figuring out how long or how many inches someone might grow after puberty begins is going to require more investigation. I would suggest seeking an opinion from an endocrinologist, either pediatric or adult depending on the age of the patient. ...Read more

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If someone went thru puberty but growth plates never closed, would their height keep growing even in 30s or 40s or would it stop earlier @ some point?

Doesn't happen: Puberty ends with the growth plates closing. The hormones that push to full pubertal changes signal the bones to finish. ...Read more

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Was just told that growth plates can reopen later in life, post-puberty & yrs after someone seemed to stop growing. Is there any truth to those claims?

Was just told that growth plates can reopen later in life, post-puberty & yrs after someone seemed to stop growing. Is there any truth to those claims?

Fusion is permanent: Growth plate fusion, whereby the intervening cartilage turns to bone and unites the juxtaposed bones of the epiphysis and diaphysis, is permanent. ...Read more

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Does skull growth stop at puberty?

Does skull growth stop at puberty?

Define "growth": Most skull growth (size, shape) will be complete by age 9 yrs. The suture lines between the skull plates are not fully fused until well into the third decade. ...Read more

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How can we stop the breasts from growing bigger at puberty? She thinks she is a he.

LHRH analogs: For gender identity issues puberty can be stopped with the above medications. This has to be done at very specialized centers with carefull psychological accesment and a multi disciplinary team. Boston childrens, john hopkins and mattel childrens in la have well-established programs. ...Read more

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Is there a condition or illness that stops penis growth during puberty?

Is there a condition or illness that stops penis growth during puberty?

Yes,: Destruction of the hypothalamus portion of the brain, pituitary gland or testicles -- or continuous dosing with estrogen -- none of which is recommended. ...Read more

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Can jelqing stop my penis growth after trying it once/twice during puberty?

No: Just like all other exercises, pills, creams, supplements and other internet absurdity -- it won't do anything except make you feel stupid that you actually believed it would do something positive for you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet -- and in addition, there is no tooth fairy. ...Read more

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When does my penis stop growing I'm 21 and started puberty late (around 14)?

When does my penis stop growing I'm 21 and started puberty late (around 14)?

Here are some...: Physical growth stops naturally soon after reaching adulthood; for men, it is about age 18. Beyond that, all men have to adopt and adapt whatever life might have bought to them if they wish to live a realistic life. More? Peruse the lists of Facts of Life-1,2,&3 by clicking the BUTTON on left side of HOME of www.formefirst.com. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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I am a girl.for me puberty started at the age of 13 so when will I stop growing tall?

Puberty growth spurt: For most girls menstrual cycle means growth is almost done. You will probably grow until age 15 or so. ...Read more

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When do girl stop growing taller and what is the average height growth for girl during puberty?

When do girl stop growing taller and what is the average height growth for girl during puberty?

Growth plates: Fuse under the influence of the hormonal changes that occur during puberty. Once they fuse growth stops. ...Read more

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Does hair growth over body stop when the puberty ends? If yes then at what age does the puberty end and does it end hair growth too?

Does hair growth over body stop when the puberty ends? If yes then at what age does the puberty end and does it end hair growth too?

No: Hair growth goes through stages but continues through life. Puberty marks a change in the thickness and location of hair growth to a more adult pattern that will continue for life. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from growing taller? What is the age for girls to stop growing taller? Is it possible to grow taller after puberty?

How can I stop myself from growing taller? What is the age for girls to stop growing taller? Is it possible to grow taller after puberty?

2 in after periods: Most girls will grow about 2 inches after the start of their periods. This is usually around the age of 14 1/2 to 15. At 27, you should have finished your linear growth years ago. Although once it was commonplace for tall girls to receive high doses of estrogen to limit their growth, it is now uncommonly done because of known and theoretical side effects of therapy. ...Read more

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Does having early puberty and facial hair means you stop growing earlier?

Not necessarily: Puberty is a complex process involving multiple hormones and structural changes. In males the process may span from 2 to 5 years with a kids eventual height dependent more on how the bones are affected than other structures. As long as the bones have open growth plates there is room for a kid to grow taller. A bone age assessment (xray) can help gage potential for more growth. Discuss this with doc. ...Read more

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At what age do human head stop growing?and how does head grow at puberty?is it HGH?besides genetics what determines the size of the head?

At what age do human head stop growing?and how does head grow at puberty?is it HGH?besides genetics what determines the size of the head?

Head growth: Substantial involvement of genetic factors in the determination of head-size is a fact. The age that your head stops growing can fluctuate. Typically, growth of head & brain is done at 21.
Some HGH effects in adult bones: Generalized expansion of the skull at the suture lines brow protrusion, often with “eye popping”, pronounced llower jaw protrusion with teeth gapping. (Remember Arnold?) ...Read more

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When do breasts completely stop growing? I weigh 49.9 kg (161cm) I reached puberty abt 5 yrs ago & my breasts are still small (a cup) should I worry?

When do breasts completely stop growing? I weigh 49.9 kg (161cm) I reached puberty abt 5 yrs ago & my breasts are still small (a cup) should I worry?

While your: Breasts may increase slightly over time or with weight gain, pregnancy or estrogen administration -- they will probably remain "small", but you don't need to worry. That's just your breast size -- it doesn't make you any worse or better as a person. Breast size is usually genetic, so look at your female relatives for comparison. ...Read more