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Dr. Zeda Amaya Dr. Amaya
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What age do boys go through puberty?

Dr. Zeda Amaya Dr. Amaya
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What age do boys go through puberty?

Oh so soon!: Puberty consists of a cascade of events that occur over several years. Boys typically begin around 12 but starting as early as 9 and as late as 14 may be normal. Early clues include under arm odor and increase in size of the genitalia. Subsequent signs include growth spurts, voice changes, hair development, muscle growth, acne, and mood changes. For many, the changes start in the blink of an eye! ...Read more

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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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Until what age do girls grow in height?

Until what age do girls grow in height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

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What age do boys tend to get their growth spurt?

What age do boys tend to get their growth spurt?

It varies: It varies from male to male, community to community, race to race, and is based upon numerous variables. There is no one right answer. As you have already been repeatedly taught. ...Read more

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At what age do teen males usually start shaving?

At what age do teen males usually start shaving?

Whenever....: When they need to!there is a wide range of ages considered to be normally starting rarely at 11-12 years old. ...Read more

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What is the average age for boys to go through puberty?

What is the average age for boys to go through puberty?

See below.: The start of puberty in boys can range from 10 1/2 to 15 years old (average is about 13 years) and pubertal development may not be complete until the late teens. ...Read more

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Can i go through precocious puberty?

Can i go through precocious puberty?

Not sure: If you are 46 yrs old, you can't have precocious puberty. Precocious puberty is when puberty changes start much earlier than usual- before 8 years old in girls, before 9 years old in boys. This could be a random thing, or related to a hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Do boys lose there voice while going through puberty?

Voice gets manly: The boys do lose their boyish, high frequency voice, but it changes to a more manly , low frequency deeper voice. It changes to an adult male like voice. These changes are due the hormonal changes, they go through during puberty. They develop secondary sexual characteristics. These changes are mainly due to increase in the levels of the hormone, testosterone. Thanks. ...Read more

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Around what age do females finish puberty?

Around what age do females finish puberty?

Define finish !?: Women will grow about 3 inches after their first menses and at that point, further linear growth stops and growth centers have closed.Other maturation changes continue.The brain and cognitive changes within it continue in most to about 22. Most of us have a hard time deciding when puberty ends, we are just glad it is over. ...Read more

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At what age does the average person go through puberty?

At what age does the average person go through puberty?

9-16: Depends if you talking about boys or girls. Girls may start as early as 9 and as late as 16. Boys usually 11-18. Puberty has many different stages in terms of physical, intellectual and emotional development during these years. ...Read more

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At what age do girls stop growing in height?

At what age do girls stop growing in height?

Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For most this is 15-16. ...Read more

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Until what age do men grow?

Until what age do men grow?

25 years old: 25 years old is the official full adult physical maturity. Of course, "growing" is a process -- you can continue to exercise, work out, build muscles, etc. Body-building weight lifters may still get bigger and more muscle-bound, but that is a whole other world... ...Read more

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Till what age do boys grow?

Till what age do boys grow?

Growth cntrs close: Linear growth continues as long as the growth centers that permit linear growth are open. These are best studied in the wrist and hand where dozens of centers are visible on x-ray. The pubertal hormones accelerate growth and the closure of the centers. Most males will close their growth centers at a bone maturity of 17 years. Some with delayed closure will grow more, some into their early 20's. ...Read more

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At what age do women go through menopause?

At what age do women go through menopause?

Varies: The average age of menopause is age 51. However, every woman is different. A minority of women will go through menopause in their early 40s or even late 50s. ...Read more

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How many years does puberty in males last? At what point do they stop getting taller?

How many years does puberty in males last? At what point do they stop getting taller?

3-4 years: When a male develops facial hair and the genital hair extends unto the lower abdomen and upper thighs, height growth slows a lot, and one can only expect minimal growth at that time. Average onset of genital growth is about 12 years but some males start earlier and some are several years later. Family history seems to have a big impact. Also, some families tend to have minimal body hair. ...Read more

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At what age do males normally have their growth spurt?

At what age do males normally have their growth spurt?

Generally, 14-17. : Personal story. At my bar mitzvah, age 13, the picture with my 16 year old brother showed a little squirt that barely came up to len's nipples. At 15, coming home from summer camp, i got a horrendous case of mono (thanks, phoebe) that put me in bed for months, relapsed at xmas, put me in bed for another 2 months. I went to bed 5'2" and got up at 5'8"! by age 18, i was 5'11". Life is strange. ...Read more

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What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

What would experts say about age at which girls get their height growth spurts?

Before puberty: Largest growth spurt is usually just before & during early stages of puberty. Babies go through numerous growth sputrs during first year-of-life. Girls seem to undergo growth spurts at an earlier age than boys. ...Read more

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What age do men start to shrink in height?

What age do men start to shrink in height?

At elderly age.: Men, like women, can get osteoporosis, although it's much less common in men than in women. And as such, men can get vertebral compression fractures which could cause them to lose height. This would happen in elderly ages. ...Read more

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At what age does the penis grow during puberty?

Part of puberty: 1st sign of pubertal change is testicular growth, then penis starts to enlarge, coincident with early pubic hair development. Penis continues to grow until puberty is complete, it then stops. Thus penis grows earlier in boys who undergo puberty early (can be as early as 8 or 9 years) & later in boys who experience puberty at a later age ( mid teens).. ...Read more