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Can losing a testicle after puberty cause gyno (gynecomastia) in males after a long period of time? (low testerone, man boobs?)

Can losing a testicle after puberty cause gyno (gynecomastia) in males after a long period of time? (low testerone, man boobs?)

Unlikely: Testicles are glands that produce testosterone. When glands appear in pairs in the body and one gland gives up, the other gland will compensate for that - unless that gland is sick, too. A blood test will reveal if the remaining gland is functional. ...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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What are the stages of puberty in males?

What are the stages of puberty in males?

Tanner stages: Tanner stage 1: child. Stage 2: enlargement of the testes and beginnings of pubic hair. Stage 3: more pubic hair. Beginning of hair elsewhere. Stage 4: thick pubic hair in pubic area. Stage 5: pubic hair grows up towards belly button, mature testes, physically adult. ...Read more

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What are the stages of puberty for a male?

What are the stages of puberty for a male?

Tanner stages 2-5: In boys, tanner 2 usually begins at ~12 years of age: the scrotum (the pouch containing the testes) will begin to thin and darken/redden; the testicles will increase in size; fine pubic hairs will start to appear at the base of the penis; one's body fat usually decreases, while the height gets taller by about 2-2.5 inches a year. Tanner 3-5 follows. ...Read more

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Can all signs of puberty start around same time?

Can all signs of puberty start around same time?

No: Some children have a very early puberty (9 years or so) while others may be delayed well beyond this. Talk to your md if you have specific concerns. ...Read more

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At what age does the average male reach puberty?

At what age does the average male reach puberty?

Puberty: Average age for males is about 12years old. Normal range however may be 9 to 14 to start. ...Read more

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What are the stages of correct puberty for a male?

What are the stages of correct puberty for a male?

Puberty: I am not sure what you mean by "correct" puberty as there can be quite a bit of variation in pubertal progression in both sexes. Good descriptions and other resources concerning puberty can be found at http://www. Healthychildren. Org. Search "stages of puberty" or just "puberty". ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when a male hits puberty?

Many things: Puberty brings many physical and emotional changes caused by hormonal variations too numerous to list here. The american acdemy of pediatrics website is a good resource as is your pediatrician. ...Read more

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If I started puberty at 14 (late) can you grow for a long time?

Hard to tell: Those who start late often grow after their peer group has stopped. One way to get the information would be to have an x-ray of the hand done and assessed for "bone age". This is a maturity index that allows one to predict how much longer the growth centers are likely to stay open and allow further growth. ...Read more

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Could men go through a "second puberty" and blossom until a later age?

Could men go through a "second puberty" and blossom until a later age?

No: puberty is usually age 9-14 for boys. If delayed it might end a fewyears later. No known second puberty ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm 19 male and I haven't reached full puberty help?

What do you suggest if I'm 19 male and I haven't reached full puberty help?

Consultation needed: To b sure that you are not as developed as u should be-a visit to your dr should answer the question. People develope t different rates. To rule out any endocrine problem you need to visit physician for complete exam. ...Read more

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What are the secondary sex characteristics that males obtain during puberty?

What are the secondary sex characteristics that males obtain during puberty?

Maturation: The first sign if puberty in boys is testicular enlargement. Either before or after this starts, boys will develop pubic and underarm hair, body odor, and acne. Penile enlargement, voice changes, and facial hair usually ensue as the testes get larger. Pubertal boys eat and grow a lot as they put on more bone and muscle weight also. ...Read more

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What are some of the physiological changes that take place during male puberty?

What are some of the physiological changes that take place during male puberty?

Voice deepens: Testes and penis increase in size, testosterone conversion to the active form increases stimulating increase in size and strength of muscles. The onset of puberty is triggered or preceded by adrenal hormone production leading to maturation of the sweat glands and hair growth, Growth hormone spurts are greater leading to increased height, emotional responses to hormonal changes occur. More to come ...Read more

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What is the life and or world like as a teenage male going through puberty and in General in other words what's it like?

What is the life and or world like as a teenage male going through puberty and in General in other words what's it like?

Thanks For Asking!!!: Read your picks :
"The Catcher in the Rye" (J.D. Salinger)
"The Giver" (Lois Lowry)
"Great Souls" (David Aikman)
"Great Books" (David Denby)
"The Book of Virtues" (William Bennett)
"The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens" (Sean Covey)
"Chicken Soup 4 the Teenage Soul" (Jack Canfield, et al)
"The Teen's Guide to World Domination..." (Josh Shipp)
"Moby Dick" (Herman Melville) ...Read more

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I am a 25year old male. I understand at puberty we produce a lot of biochemicals which is responsible for growth. Is ther a way to restart this again?

No: It's too late since the ends of your bones have fused and can't grow anymore. You can grow sideways by gaining weight, but that's not healthy. ...Read more

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At what stage of puberty does a male's voice break?

Variable: Some boys will experience a gradual change in their voice and for others the change will be rapid. This occurs during puberty with a range of about 10 to 15 years old. For many it occurs around ages 12 to 13 years old. ...Read more

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Can male pattern hairloss start once you hit puberty?

Yes: It's generally a genetic thing. Look at male relatives if you're male -- females if you're female. In females, it's much more common and severe if you're obese and Insulin resistant -- such as pcos>. ...Read more

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