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Im 17 and i haven't hit puberty yet. Im a male and I have no physical development except two or three hair on genital area, i got hit on my testes befor?

Im 17 and i haven't hit puberty yet. Im a male and I have no physical development except two or three hair on genital area, i got hit on my testes befor?

Consult endo or urol: Patient gave age as 100-years-old. If 17 & testes now of adult size might just be delayed puberty. Worth seeing an endocrinologist or pediatric urologist. Should have blood levels of testosterone, luteinizing (lh) & follicular stimulating hormone (fsh) levels checked. ...Read more

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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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You can kickstart male puberty with testosterone doses. If in middle of puberty, can you hurry development with this? Yes or no answer pleeeease :)

You can kickstart male puberty with testosterone doses. If in middle of puberty, can you hurry development with this? Yes or no answer pleeeease :)

Life is not yes or..: Congratulate you for reaching the mark of adulthood, ie, age 18 usually. Nonetheless, personal variation widely exists. It is absolutely not a good idea to try using testosterone before being evaluated to decide if you really need it. To help deal with life reality, peruse lists of Facts of Life - 1, 2, & 3 by clicking the BUTTON on the left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. Best wish... ...Read more

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As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

As a 16 year old man, would testosterone speed up my physical development during puberty?

No: Unless you have a deficiency, it shouldn't. And a true abscence would lead to non-formation of male genitalia. The presence of testosterone should be pretty clear with the deeper voice, facial hair, acne, sex drive. Let your body do it safely on its own. Low testosterone is typically diagnosed in older men, and people who previously used so many Anabolic steroids their body shut down production. ...Read more

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How effective is male homone therapy in treating someone with delayed puberty after age 18? Can i still reach full genital development potential?

How effective is male homone therapy in treating someone with delayed puberty after age 18? Can i still reach full genital development potential?

Need mor information: Depends upon your your hormone levels. Have you had your chromosomes checked? Might you have klinfelter's? Prognosis for improed pubertal development should be quite good if your circulating blood testosterone levels are low. Would not be the case if you normal or elevated testosterone levels. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 18 with delayed puberty. Which testosterone therapy method is most effective to achieve full male development?(penis growth, facial hair ect.)

I am 18 with delayed puberty. Which testosterone therapy method is most effective to achieve full male development?(penis growth, facial hair ect.)

No single best way: No testosterone therapy is best for all. Each one has its pros ; cons. Can you tolerate shots? Are you allergic to adhesives? Is fertility an issue? (i'm referring to men in general) are you sure you're just delayed as opposed to some other cause? Doc who diagnosed you w/delayed puberty ie one who did complete evaluation to rule out other causes, should also discuss treatment options w/you. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm a 19 years old male. I'm losing my hair due to male pattern baldness. Can finasteride halt my sexual development as i might be into late stages of puberty? Thanks.

Hi. I'm a 19 years old male. I'm losing my hair due to male pattern baldness. Can finasteride halt my sexual development as i might be into late stages of puberty? Thanks.

Possibly: Absence of dihydrotestosterone (dht) and 5 Alpha reductase can cause abnormalities in male sexual development. Finisteride works by supressing one form of 5 Alpha and thereby dht. Abnormal male development has not be listed as a side effect, however, erectile dysfunction and decreased libido that persist even after the drug is stopped have been reported. ...Read more

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What is the main development change that will occur during puberty?

What is the main development change that will occur during puberty?

Depends: If you are a girl the process is as follows: breast buds-->pubic hair-->growth spurt--> then menses. If you are a boy the process is not as straight forward: increased body size, penile and scrotum growth, pubic hair, and voice changes. The key is growth! the childlike body becomes more and more like an adult. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more