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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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urgent!frequent masturbation(ejaculation) from the age of 15(male), from that point my height never increase?.And at age 16 my growth plates fused?
My height is 5'6" .My father's height is 5'5".I attained puberty at an age of12.What could my height be if I had reached puberty at a later age?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the average size of a 21 yr old boy testicleand at what age they stop growing in size.Doesthe size ofpenis stop growing at 21 or vary in years?
Done growing: Testicle size can vary but on average about the size of a walnut. At 21 yrs old everything should be at its full size. ...Read more
Estradiol at <25. is this reversible? diagnosis of menopause and female climacteric states. is having children out of the question now. 22 years old.
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
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
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
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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