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When do boys have growth spurts or puberty?

When do boys have growth spurts or puberty?

In puberty: Boys can start growth spurts at 11-12 or as late as 15-16. They can continue to grow until they are 20 years of age. The spurt starts usually after one begins to see pubic hair. ...Read more

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Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Not true: That just doesn't happen. These are simply tales which have no bearing on the reality of genetics. Children masturbate from the time they're very small. People would be dwarfs if this concept was based in any reality. ...Read more

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An 8 yr old with bone pains throughout the day? Growing pains?

An 8 yr old with bone pains throughout the day?  Growing pains?

Maybe not: It depends on where the pain is. Growing pains are typically along the front of the legs and are typicaly at night. They do not last long, should not cause limping, redness or swelling. If the pain is more persistent or is in multiple places, then i would rec you see your doc. ...Read more

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Does gymnastics stunt growth or delay puberty in boys or girls?

Does gymnastics stunt growth or delay puberty in boys or girls?

Competitive: Gymnasts are often small people. Some studies argue that a chronic calorie deficiency compounded by an extraordinary amount of exercise may stunt growth, while others don't. We do know that delayed puberty is common among gymnasts, swimmers and runners, particularly in girls. Hypothalamic amenorrhea is often seen in these girls. Kids in less competitive gymnastics may not have problems. ...Read more

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Can gymnastics delay growth spurt?

Can gymnastics delay growth spurt?

Should Not: With normal diet and normal amounts of exercise , no.But extremes may affect pubertal growth. ...Read more

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Do boys have their grow spurt in Tanner III or IV?

Do boys have their grow spurt in Tanner III or IV?

In males: "spurt" is seen throughout puberty, as growth accelerates as puberty progresses, but is most rapid in state IV. ...Read more

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Does your voice box grow during. Your growth spurt?

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Does your voice box grow during. Your growth spurt?

Yes it does: And that's why you start having voice changes. ...Read more

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Why in thalssemia major child will develop stunted growth and delayed in puberty?

Why in thalssemia major child will develop stunted growth and  delayed in puberty?

Poor oxygen/nutrient: Thalessemia major is a genetric disorder which can and typically cause significant /severe anmia. The normal blood is essential to carry oxygen and nutrients to all organs/body tissues. A child with severe anemia will likely experience stunned growth/pubertal development because of pooor oxygen/nutrients needed for propper growth/development. Many have shortened lifespan. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a person have multiple growth spurts while growing up?

Can a person have multiple growth spurts while growing up?

Yes: Most young boys start growing around 11-24. Some will see rapid swings and other later; but young men in their early 20's can have growth spurts. For girls they can start from 11-20's as well but once they have their period, within the next two years, they have probably completed most of their growing. ...Read more

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When will most teens hit the pubertal growth spurt?

Varies: There are "early bloomers" and "late bloomers". Early puberty occurs in middle school and late bloomers hit growth spurt in 9-10th grades. Girls do the bulk of growing the two years before menses and boys will hit growth spurt (on the average) between 12-14 years and can grow until age 20 . I always ask parents when they hit their growth spurt as that provides idea when their children might.. ...Read more

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Does a teenage growth spurt make OCD worse?

Not really: Because OCD is complex, i understand why you ask. I have not noted this nor has a quick survey point to this. However, if you have noticed change coinciding with growth spurt, do make sure you and your psychiatrist thoroughly investigate. The significant shifts in hormonal change-particularly with growth spurt- certainly should be thoroughly considered. If OCD began around puberty, up urgency. ...Read more

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Does increased testosterone close your growth plates?

Does increased testosterone close your growth plates?

Growth plates: Unlikely but I am puzzled by your statement "increased testosterone". Please explain. Is it normal increase in your own testosterone production as you are going through puberty and beyond? Are you taking testosterone that has not been prescribed for you? ...Read more