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Doctor insights on: What Changes Happen To A Teenage Girls Body When They Turn 16

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What changes happen to a teenage girls body when they turn 16?

What changes happen to a teenage girls body when they turn 16?

Depends on puberty: That really depends on a lot of factors and when/if she has completed puberty. Most girls have completed puberty and linear growth by 16.5 years. Average onset of periods is 12ish but may occur as late as 17, and a small percentage of women will have some growth after 19. Body fat increases, lean mass decreases. Periods regulate better. Weight increases slightly. But overall not a ton of changes. ...Read more

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What changes in a girls body after losing her virginity?

What changes in a girls body after losing her virginity?

Post Virginity: The main changes are pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. These of course do not necessarily occur but they are potential changes. Some women may have tearing of their hymen (a ring of tissue at the outlet of the vagina). Many women won't have any changes to their bodies in the short term. ...Read more

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How long do teenage girls continue to grow?

How long do teenage girls continue to grow?

Varies: Most stop at 15-17, or about 2.5 inches after their first menses. The open growth centers of the long bones permit continued linear growth.The hormones that bring on the start of menses begin signiling the growth centern to close. An x-ray of the wrist and hand can determine wether additional growth is possible.When the growth centers close, linear growth stops. ...Read more

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What sort of diet should teenage girls be on?

What sort of diet should teenage girls be on?

Whole foods: Avoid processed foods. Cook with coconut oil. Eat lots of organic fruit and vegetables. Eat adequate but not excess meat. 3-4 oz of meat per meal is enough. Drink lots of pure water between meals. ...Read more

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How to lose 40 'pounds in 4 months for teenage girls ?

How to lose 40 'pounds in 4 months for teenage girls ?

Possible ,but: One pound = 3000 calories, 40=120, 000 calories. Average daily calorie intake/use for many teens 2500. If you had the will to cut calorie intake to 1500 cal/day for & maintained the activity level needed to burn off 2500 cal/day you could do this over a 120 day period. But it will take a lot of will power and commitment. Best check with your physician & see if your system can handle this ...Read more

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Why do u think that most teenage girls are not allowed to have boyfriends?

Why do u think that most teenage girls are not allowed to have boyfriends?

Teenage boys!: The answer to your question was in the question itself...Teenage boys and the fears that 'dating' imparts to the parents of the teenage girls. Sounds like it may be time to have a serious sit down conversation with your teenager about the ways of the world and its many inherent 'dating' dangers(sexually transmitted disease, unwanted pregnancy, etc.) prepared teens are safer teens. ...Read more

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My friends vaginabone is larger that a lot of other teenage girls, and its just so big &her friendssay its puffy. How does she make it not as puffy?

When to go to doctor: This is abnormal enough that she should consult with her gynecologist. There is nothing here that sounds like a common situation and thus someone on the ground needs to examine her and either reassure her or test for other problems. ...Read more