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Is menstruation in my daughter at the age of nine considered precocious puberty?

Is menstruation in my daughter at the age of nine considered precocious puberty?

No: Menstruation before age 8 is precocious puberty in girls, so 'no.' normally other pubertal changes - breast-budding, pubic hair growth, axillary hair - also occur before menarche. This is just a generalization; if any doubt, absolutely consult her pediatrician. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What is the normal age of puberty development for boys and girls?

What is the normal age of puberty development for boys and girls?

12-16 years: Puberty occurs between 9-14 years for most girls and 11-16 for boys. There is wide variation in when the puberty growth spurt occurs. Girls are usually done growing 2 years after their periods start and boys can grow til they are 20...And some in to their 20s. ...Read more

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What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

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What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

9 years of age: Menarche occurs 2 - 2 1/2 years after the first sign of puberty which appears as early as 7 years of age. ...Read more

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What is actual age for boys at which increase in height stops?

What is actual age for boys at which increase in height stops?

Most are done at 18: Height continues until the growth centers of the long bones close under the influence of hormones. This is at 17-18 for most males.A few will continue until older but at a very slow pace.An xray of the hand and wrist can identify growth centers that may show more time for growth. ...Read more

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What is average age of sex for girls in the us?

What is average age of sex for girls in the us?

Not sure/likely <20.: Screening for cervical cancer with pap testing is recommended for women when they start sexual activity or at 20 years of age, whichever is first. Now a vaccine for hpv is offered, and girls can get that at an even younger age, so sexual activity probably starts well before age 20. ...Read more

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My daughter is nine years and six months.She is 134cm tall.She is showing signs of early puberty, like growth in underarms and a few pubic hair.

My daughter is nine years and six months.She is 134cm tall.She is showing signs of early puberty, like growth in underarms and a few pubic hair.

Non specific: Odor/underarm hair & darkening of genital hair are signs of hormonal effect from the adrenal glands rather than estrogen. Having these at 9.5y is normal.Nipple enlargement is the first true sign of female pubertal change & generally precedes menses by 2-3yrs. ...Read more

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What is the managment for early ejecuation in the male of age 28 years old?

What is the managment for early ejecuation in the male of age 28 years old?

Several treatments: Stop/start technique--slow down or pull out and restart after a while squeeze technique (pinching between thumb and index the base of the penis while erect to slow down excitement) medications if severe man on bottom position can help. ...Read more

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If my son is age 12 but has a bone age of one year behind (taken about 5 years ago) would I use age 11 in one of the height calculators?

If my son is age 12 but has a bone age of one year behind (taken about 5 years ago) would I use age 11 in one of the height calculators?

Not necessarily: A bone age of 1 year behind from 5 years ago could very well have changed by now--could be that the bone age has caught up and now he is a bone age of 12, not 11. Or maybe his bone age is even ahead and he is 13, not 12. You should use his chronological age, 12. And if you are still worried about his height, go see an endocrinologist and have another bone age and workup done. ...Read more

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What is the workup for late puberty in boys?

What is the workup for late puberty in boys?

Late puberty: Most cases of delayed puberty are simply variants of normal development and not cause for alarm. Half of all adolescents who experience such delays have a parent or sibling whose growth followed a similar pattern. Depending on the cause, workup will include tests for malnutrition brought on by diseases, medications or eating disorders in addition to growth hormone, testosterone and other hormones. ...Read more

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Estradiol at <25. is this reversible? diagnosis of menopause and female climacteric states. is having children out of the question now. 22 years old.

Estradiol at <25. is this reversible? diagnosis of menopause and female climacteric states. is having children out of the question now. 22 years old.

Premature menopause: GET A FULL EVALUATION. I have several patients with premature ovarian aging who have children with the help of a donor egg , ...Read more

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What is considered to be the optimal weight of a 15-17 year old girl at the height of 5'7?

Depends on things: Like how much muscle she has. Roughly 122 pounds low end, 149 high end & 135 spot on. However, if she is particularly muscular may be more. Take care. ...Read more

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Lowest normal age of puberty in boys?

Lowest normal age of puberty in boys?

Puberty: Earliest "normal" is 9 yrs. Most don't have any signs before10.5. ...Read more

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What is average age of new mom in the us? I feel so old at 39.

25: The range is 23-28. The data is a little bit old but could not have changed much. http://1.usa.gov/nclc0a. ...Read more

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What should be the weight of girl at the age of 17 years at 5 feet only in kg?

What should be the weight of girl at the age of 17 years at 5 feet only in kg?

95-105 pounds: A teen girl at 5 feet tall is usually 95-105 pounds, plus 10 pounds or minus 5 pounds. Divide pounds by 2.2 to convert to kilos. ...Read more

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What is the youngest recorded age for a girl to start puberty?

Varies: The average age of onset of menstruation is about 12.5 yrs, however in case of precocious puberty it can vary and be as early as a year or two. "precocious puberty is statistically defined as 2.5 to 3.0 sds below the average age of onset of puberty in healthy children--so age 5-6 years old is more typically seen than the 2-3 yr olds. The mean age of onset of puberty is about 10.5 years in girls. ...Read more

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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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Precocious Puberty (Definition)

A condition in which development of secondary sex characteristics (breasts, testicular enlargement) occurs before age eight in girls and ...Read more