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Doctor insights on: Physical Development Of Children Between The Ages 6 And 12

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What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

What are the milestones for physical development for children 3-7 years?

See below: The answer is best discussed with your pediatrician or google "developmental milestones" for the age specifically you seek. Developmental tracking entails monitoring the progress of your child in areas of: language & other cognitive skills, social skills, physical challenges/changes, & personality. This age group covers preschool, kindergarten through 2nd grade-too much info for this forum. ...Read more

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My brother lost a testicle at very young age to torsion. He is 30 now and had normal development. Can he father children and have normal fertility.

My brother lost a testicle at very young age to torsion. He is 30 now and had normal development. Can he father children and have normal fertility.

Yes: Most people with torsion have normal fertility there are some theoretical questions regarding torsion leading to antisperm antibodies but he should be able to father children. ...Read more

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At what age should children start physical education classes?

At what age should children start physical education classes?

Whenever they can!: PE time has been eroded from many public schools and it's a real shame! Being physically active and engaging in creative play is beneficial to a child. I believe all children should have structured quality recess/PE appropriate for their age. It actually helps them be better students! http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/move/parents-pe-questions?page=1 ...Read more

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My age is 21 and height 5'11". My weight is 54 kg. My phycial devlopment is weak. My penis size is also small. What can I do?

My age is 21 and height 5'11". My weight is 54 kg. My phycial devlopment is weak. My penis size is also small. What can I do?

Doctor can evaluate: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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At what age does dendrite development cease?

At what age does dendrite development cease?

It might be ongoing: While big neurological changes happen in childhood, emerging research in neurobiology indicates that dendrites and axons continue to change, adapt, and develop throughout the lifespan. Some of the studies point to age being less of a factor in cessation of neurological development, with environment (e.g., lack of ongoing learning that could promote maintenance/ growth) being more of a factor. ...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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Is masturbating necessary for proper sexual development between the ages of 16 to 18?

Is masturbating necessary for proper sexual development between the ages of  16 to 18?

No,common-yes: Because of a variety of cultural taboos, it is hard to get reliable information on the practice.It appears to be universal, for at least part of the life of both genders.When it does not interfere with the normal development of peer interaction, there is no harm done.It does not interfere with physical growth or development. ...Read more

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I smoked weed from age 12 to now at 16. I used almost daily for the past two years or so. Have i permanently stunted my brains development?

I smoked weed from age 12 to now at 16. I used almost daily for the past two years or so. Have i permanently stunted my brains development?

May be: You know that what you are doing is not good for your health. Weed has damaged not only your brain, but also lungs, liver and other organs. If you quit now, you may recover some of the damage. ...Read more

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How to cure the children with mild development?

How to cure the children with mild development?

Confusing question: What is "mild development"? If your question is how you treat recognized developmental delays, the answer is a bit simpler to answer. After a general medical evaluation to assure the stable medical condition of the kid, the resources of physical, occupational and speech therapists are brought in to identify and coax out progress through therapy. ...Read more