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Tanner Stages Of Puberty
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a friend that is a sophmore in highschool, he says he is he stated stage 6 of puberty. What does that mean?
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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