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The End Of Puberty
How I measure the girth of the penis is in the center of the penis or at the end of the length of the penis ?
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
The : The period between childhood and maturity is called puberty. There are physical changes in the body as well as increased activity in brain development. The body is transitioning from it's child appearance to a mature adult body type. A lot of people refer to growing up as a level of emotional maturity as well. You hear people say that 'you're acting so grown up' or 'he'll never grow up' when a person is acting mature or immature emotionally. ...Read more
13 weeks: A 39 week (approximately) is split into thirds of 13 weeks each. ...Read more
My Xray of both the knee joints shows that the epiphyses of the upper end of the tibia are in the process of fusion. Will its fusion increase height?
Not necessarily: That they are open means some growth is left, yet if they are far along in the process of fusion, no further growth is possible. The better area to assess growth potential are the bones of the wrist and hand. There are dozens of growth centers there and their sequence of closure has been studied and cataloged for docs to predict growth. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Increasing body hair is derived from hormonal influences of the adrenal glands. It may precede the onset of puberty by a year or more in some kids. As puberty progresses, the amount of body continues to increase.Since its onset and expression is so variable, i find it a poor indicator of when or if further growth will occur. ...Read more
Usually No Symptoms: The most common symptom is the presence of a lump in the breast. Other symptoms include nipple discharge, nipple inversion, skin indentation, and breast pain. Nevertheless, the majority of people diagnosed with breast cancer have no symptoms whatsoever. The best way to diagnose breast cancer early is to have routine screening mammograms beginning at age 40. ...Read more
Depends on liver #'s: You can get average survival or mortality data from tools used initially for determining surgical candidates or risk. Search online for childs-pugh calculator and prognosis (fluid in the belly is called ascites) (and compare with meld calculator and prognosis). You will need to talk to your doctor about individualizing data from these calculations to see if they even apply to your situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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