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What are the 5 tanner stages of the puberty process?

What are the 5 tanner stages of the puberty process?

For female:: Tanner 1 is no pubic hair, no breasts; 2 is some breast tissue and a few pubic hairs; 3 is more breast tissue,more and coarser pubic hair; 4 is more breast tissue, even more pubic hair; 5 is adult breast, adult pubic hair distribution. For male:1 is no penis,testicle enlargement and no pubic hair; 2 is sl enlarged penis & testicles,few hairs,3, 4 & 5 are more enlargement & more hair. ...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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Am I overweight? I am a 13 year old girl who has almost completed puberty (around tanner stage 5). I am 5'5 and I weigh around 138 lbs

Am I overweight?  I am a 13 year old girl who has almost completed puberty (around tanner stage 5).  I am 5'5 and I weigh around 138 lbs

BMI 25: A normal body mass index ( a measure of your weight in context for your height) is 20 to 25 so you are within the normal range there. Keep drinking lots of water, eating fresh fruits and veggies, and try a sport or daily exercise to stay active with your lifestyle! Thanks for taking such an interest in your health! Another tip? Skip the soda, juice and sweetened drinks! ...Read more

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What is recommended dose of testosterone to enter tanner stage 5 at age 18 with constitutional delayed puberty to enlarge my testis from 15ml to 18ml.

What is recommended dose of testosterone to enter tanner stage 5 at age 18 with constitutional delayed puberty to enlarge my testis from 15ml to 18ml.

It won't : Testosterone doesn't cause testicular enlargement. In fact it can do the opposite by suppressing the pituitary gland's release of lh. We use it to induce puberty in small doses when testes are pre-pubertal size. The testicular enlargement that occurs is from the boy's own lh. If testicular growth is arrested, a pediatric endocrinologist should be consulted for the child. ...Read more

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How to hit puberty faster ?

How to hit puberty faster ?

If you suffer: from delayed puberty you should see an endocrinologist who will test you. Mid all normal, estrogens will make it happen ...Read more

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I need too know about puberty?

I need too know about puberty?

Interesting comment: To get the best use of this site,you submit basic information about the problem you want help with and a concise question that reflects the info you provided. Since you did not bother to describe what about puberty you want to ask, we cannot help.This is not a chat room and your questions are never linked, but go out randomly.We have no access to any info you upload.Try again, but narrow the topic ...Read more

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How do you hit puberty quicker?

How do you hit puberty quicker?

Puberty: According to research you don't. The body has its own time clock and puberty will occur naturally when the body is ready. ...Read more

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How to know my puberty is ended ?

How to know my puberty  is ended ?

Puberty: Usually once you reach 18 years old or have passed your growth spurt. You will also have body changes appropriate for adults. ...Read more

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What are the tanner stages of males?

What are the tanner stages of males?

Tanner stage: There are 5 tanner stages for males and they depend on the frowth of penis, testes, and pubic hair, stage one is the earliest and stage 5 is the adult one. ...Read more

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How many stages of puberty are there?

5. Tanner Stages for: boys & girls & pubic hair growth patterns in both are listed on http://www.childgrowthfoundation.org/CMS/FILES/Puberty_and_the_Tanner_Stages.pdf. ...Read more

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What do the stages of puberty signify?

What do the stages of puberty signify?

Transition: There are 5 tanner stages: stage 1 is when the body is pre-pubertal. Stage 5 is when breast development in girls, pubic hair span and testicular volume in boys reach what would be seen in adults. The stages in between are about the transitions of pubertal development. ...Read more

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What are the stages of female puberty?

Puberty: Girls usually have breast development first, approximately 2 years before they start their periods. The fastest growth time is the 2 years before and 2 years after the beginning of menses. After breast development (which can progress gradually), girls will develop underarm hair and pubic hair. They will start getting more curves, gaining some body fat (which is essential to adequate estrogen). ...Read more

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What signals the body to start puberty?

What signals the body to start puberty?

Puberty: I presume you are talking about your child. Do you recall your puberty? Puberty can start as early as 8 and as late as 12 or more. The signal reflects the development of the hormones. ...Read more

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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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At what point does puberty end for boys?

Around 18-20 yrs: It is around 18-20 years, could be later in some. It coincides with reaching their final adult height. ...Read more

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How i know i am puberty or late puberty?

Puberty: Unless you have not stopped growing or or you are having period problems you should be fine. If you have any concerns it would help for you to see a gynecologist. ...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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Why are kids going through puberty earlier?

Difficult to tell: However, there has been various studies linking early puberty to increased weight, increased exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals such as bpa and phthalates, and "social stress" either due to over media exposure and single parent raising. Also fetal exposure to unknown chemicals during pregnancy has been linked to early puberty. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are signs that puberty is almost over?

With final height: Although the order of puberty is slightly different for boys and girls - and usually starts later in boys - for both genders, the "end" of puberty is usually marked when the teenager achieves their final height. If there has been no increase in height in a year, this is likely the end of puberty. ...Read more

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