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Remedies For Very Late Puberty
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
At 12 I was avg. wgt (45kg). Over next few years I got very skinny, still had fat tho, just no muscle development. Had very very late puberty?? 18 now
Late puberty: You should see a primary doctor as soon as possible! (Spent 27 years in Sydney before coming to USA. Visited QLD only once and had a good time. Now I am 72 and still working hard and enjoying life.) ...Read more
I am experiencing small testes. The following also describe me: Very late puberty and Abnormally small penis. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: One's regular pediatrician, a pediatric endocrinologist, or an adolescent medicine doctor all have experience with the normal development of boys to men. One concern is whether or not there is low sex hormones. Sometimes, a smaller penis is normal or may run in the family. Chromosomal analysis is sometimes done to see if there is a genetic cause. A pediatric urologist can also help. ...Read more
Can you have hypogonadism with normal sized genitalia? I'm 17 m, tiny muscles, weird fat distribution, long legs, no facial hair, very late puberty.
See Pediatric: Endocrinologist, ask your doctor for referral, goodluck ...Read more
Yes: There are two broad classifications for types of precocious puberty, and there are multiple causes within each category. There's not room to even list all possibilities, but 'yes' there are treatments for many causes of precocious puberty. Some do not require treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rx delayed puberty : If a girl hasn't started breast development by 12-13 yo, a full endocrine work up is necessary first. Generally, estrogen would be started if necessary to induce puberty. Boys after age 14 yo may be eligible for testosterone induction of puberty following a full endocrine evaluation for a boy who is still prepubertal by age 14. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes they are, but a proper diagnosis is needed prior to starting them. I would recommend you look for a pediatric endocrinologist or reproductive endocrinologist in your area. ...Read more
My 11.9 yo son is in stage 4 of puberty. He's 5'0" (has had 2 yrs of 4" growth), bone age 13.5-14. We are concerned about height. Treatment options?
I would recommend: you speak to your son's pediatrician who knows him and his medical history better than we do here. Additionally, you can consider seeing an endocrinologist, who can also better advise you and recommend further evaluation and possible treatment, if you have not already done so. ...Read more
Take her to her : pediatrician first. If your daughter had her first period or breast growth before age 8, (s)he will refer her to a pediatric endocrinologist who will evaluate her for an underlying medical cause & advise treatment based on the results of the evaluation. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/precocious-puberty/basics/risk-factors/con-20029745. It is important for her health & safety. ...Read more
I'm a 23 y.o. male. I am 6'2". I haven't undergone puberty. My penis has not grown at all. I also have very minimal pubic hair. Is there a treatment?
Need full eval: Any male who has not started to go through puberty by age 15 should have a full evaluation by a pediatric endocrinologist. Your local doc can call ahead to see if a pedi or adult endo would be best for your case. Hormonal and genetic studies are needed and your local doc might be able to get some started before your consultation.Treatment would depend on what is found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19 starting treatment for delayed puberty with 100 mg/week testosterone cypionate. Is this a typical dose for my condition?
I'm 19 yo going on 100ml/week testosterone cypionate for delayed puberty. Treatment end has not set but how long could i expect to be fully developed?
See comment: It is hard to make a comment..Delayed puberty is somewhat vague term ..Is your organ underdeveloped, your hormone panel below normal ? Any problem with sexuality? I like to see more data ; information to make a comment or suggestion incidently, after the treatment , do you feel better, or improved? ...Read more
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