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I'm just wondering, if you start puberty (breasts, pubic hair, armpit/ leg hair etc) will you start your period?

I'm just wondering, if you start puberty (breasts, pubic hair, armpit/ leg hair etc) will you start your period?

Sequence of events: The average first menses occurs about 2.5 years after the first breast bud. Girls will often see a little staining of their undies with mucous discharge a few months before the 1st event. ...Read more

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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Ok so my 12 year old daughter is always tired and mopey. How much sleep should she get? Or is this just puberty. (has breast buds and discharge )

Ok so my  12 year old daughter is always tired and mopey. How much sleep should she get?  Or is this just puberty. (has breast buds and discharge )

Sleep needs: A pubertal child should never get less than 9hr sleep/night & during a growth spurt may need more. After she hits her final height /stage she can get by on 8. The sighs you mention suggest she is entering a rapid growth phase. If she is getting good sleep & is still tired she needs an evaluation. Sluggishness at this age can be caused by a variety of issues. ...Read more

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Does drinking milk during puberty correlate with breast growth?

Does drinking milk during puberty correlate with breast growth?

No: If milk is part of a balanced nutrition it can allow you to develop to your potential. It is not a stimulant to more generous breast development. ...Read more

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What age does your penis stop growing at? Does it continue to grow beyond puberty, like girls' breast grow?

What age does your penis stop growing at?  Does it continue to grow beyond puberty, like girls' breast grow?

+/- 18 years old: Puberty has many stages, in boys the penis is the last stage for some. The testicles enlarging are the first sign of puberty in boys. ...Read more

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Can have Turner Syndrome if normal height? Im 5'7, web neck, low hairline, onset puberty late, minimal (breasts). Whole life i felt something was off!

Can have Turner Syndrome if normal height? Im 5'7, web neck, low hairline, onset puberty late, minimal (breasts). Whole life i felt something was off!

Or something else: There are other causes of neck webbing that occur in people with normal chromosomes,as does variations in pubertal onset and eventual breast size. You should avoid trying to self diagnose and seek out someone with the training and experience to help you. Medical geneticists are usually affiliated with medical schools or children's hospitals. Find one and set up an appointment. ...Read more

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I'm now 40. During puberty I dealt with enlarged breasts and then they reduced. In my 20's to now they are enlarged. What do I do? Also have low drive

I'm now 40. During puberty I dealt with enlarged breasts and then they reduced. In my 20's to now they are enlarged. What do I do? Also have low drive

You may have a: hormonal imbalance triggered by getting just a bit older. Please see your doc. He/she can easily measure your hormone levels w/lab testing. You can also visit a natural health doc and possible treatment would be through supplements. Diagnos-techs lab has a good male hormone panel. It uses saliva which is best, but conventional docs will usually use blood. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do breasts grow after puberty?

Why do breasts grow after puberty?

Programming: The "committee that designed women" gave them xx chromosomes and a "digital imprint" to commence the puberty program process when estrogen from the ovaries initiates "breast budding" ...Read more

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Will my breasts grow any bigger after puberty?

Will my breasts grow any bigger after puberty?

If you are really: 49, you hit Tanner Stage V of puberty long ago, after which breast size changes normally only during pregnancy & breast-feeding. ...Read more

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I began puberty early but why aren't my breasts bigger?

I began puberty early but why aren't my breasts bigger?

Be patient: And remember that we are all unique in regards to the design of our bodies. ...Read more

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