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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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In a person life, how many puberty do/can they go through? How many drastic appearance changes? Facial and body change? Is it same for boys and girls?

In a person life, how many puberty do/can they go through? How many drastic appearance changes? Facial and body change? Is it same for boys and girls?

Puberty: puberty happens once for everyone. It isn't the same for boys or girls. There is no specific time as to when it starts. That is why one boy may start to have facial hair at age 15 and another not until age 16. ...Read more

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Can teenage girls lift weights?

Can teenage girls lift weights?

Sure: Of course. Strength training is great for anybody. ...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

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How can teenage girls lose weight quickly?

How can teenage girls lose weight quickly?

Diet and exercise: Exercise, exercise, exercise....Increase your exercise to 5-6 times per week at least 30 minutes to an hour and get your heart rate up. Once you are in the groove, add some muscle strengthening to your routine. This needs to be a permanent lifestyle change for you. Additionally lower your calorie intake and count your calories on a website like fatsecret. Com or sparkpeople. Com. Drink more h20! ...Read more

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What gynecological problems affect teenage girls?

What gynecological problems affect teenage girls?

Infections: Generally teenage girls would see a gyn to address vaginal discharge/infections or their need for birth control. Occasionally, a teenager hasn't developed in a timely fashion or hasn't gotten her menses, yet. This is a good time for the gyn to revisit some basic concepts about pregnancy and STI avoidance. ...Read more

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Do most teenage girls feel like they want to lose weight?

Do most teenage girls feel like they want to lose weight?

Many do: When you are bombarded with weight loss marketing it's hard not to feel that way. However, first you must be comfortable in your own skin and be happy with what you have been given. It's more important to be healthy than concentrate on pounds lost. If you visit your provider and they are recommending a healthier lifestyle you will naturally lose weight but in a healthy manner. ...Read more

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How much discharge is the normal amount for teenage girls?

Varies: Each person is different and consequently each girl has a different amount of discharge with her period. ...Read more

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How come it's excepted for teenage boys to masturbate but not teenage girls?

How come it's excepted for teenage boys to masturbate but not teenage girls?

Um, it IS...: Not sure who you are talking to or getting information from, but masturbation is a totally normal human activity for both men and women. It is simply a part of life and normal and expected and not a horrible thing or something to be ashamed of. There is no difference in this behavior for men or women other than the mechanics involved. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why diet soda is supposed to be so bad for teenage girls specifically?

Can you please explain why diet soda is supposed to be so bad for teenage girls specifically?

Soda/diet soda: Soda in general is not good for anyone. It affects children's including teens bones. It can also cause tooth decay and is unnecessary calories. Diet soda is not an appropriate substitute for soda. ...Read more

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Any websites for teenage girls to talk about problems?

Any websites for teenage girls to talk about problems?

Teenhelp. Org: Try teenhelp. Org it has information and forums for teens to discuss multiple topics. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a normal for teenage girls to be sexually active?

Docs, what's a normal for teenage girls to be sexually active?

Confusing question: A canadian study gave the average age of first intercourse in girls at 16.5. Since you were not specific with your question, I assume you meant what age it started. In the future please be specific. ...Read more

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What causes teenage eating disorder in girls?

What causes teenage eating disorder in girls?

Family disease: Adolescents model their behavior, either in identification or rebellion against their families. Disordered eating may occur in families with eating disorders or other addictions. ...Read more

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Why are some teen girls so mean?

Why are some teen girls so mean?

Because they can be: People must learn how to be nice. A group of girls will bond together by being cruel to someone who is different; teenaged men do the same. It's an unpleasant fact of life; the only upside is that, say, a fat girl who's ridiculed may decide to get serious about weight loss, or a bullied boy may develop athletic / fighting skills that end it and give him enjoyment. Be a good example yourself. ...Read more

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Why teen girls have unhealthy eating habits?

Why teen girls have unhealthy eating habits?

Role models: The most common reason is that public models and figures in the entertainment and fashion industry have an obsession with thin-ness. This model for young girls is a powerful attraction and may contribute by imitation to unhealthy eating habits. A few of course do the opposite, eating badly and thoroughly and gain too much weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is intermittent fasting unhealthy for teen girls?

Fasting: Teen age girls are in the middle of a growth spurt. Fasting may be harmful because a wholesome diet is needed to sustain growth. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is intermittent fasting unhealthy for teen girls?

I'm not sure but is intermittent fasting unhealthy for teen girls?

Generally speaking..: Participation in fad diets like these are concerning behaviors for teenage girls. They may also lead to other health problems or be symptoms of psychological concerns. Dietary concerns like these should be discussed with your child and your child's doctor. ...Read more

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I really don't like sex, I really don't like to see girls body, I just feel disgusting when I see naked body,?

Don't rush it: Different people react to different sexual stimuli and situations very differently. I don't know your gender, or what your sexual orientation are, or whether you feel uncomfortable with your own body as well as those of others. You can talk with a counselor your physician can recommend. What I hope is that you'll seek to make friends and eventually fall in love. Anybody can become beautiful. ...Read more

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I have two girls and would love to have a boy, is there anything that I could take, eat do. So much changes would be higher to have a boy?

I have two girls and would love to have a boy, is there anything that I could take, eat do. So much changes would be higher to have a boy?

Not specificly: It is the swimmer (sperm) who gets there first that determines the sex of the baby. There is no special position, tea, day of the month or whatever else you heard that makes any difference. ...Read more

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Can teenage girls gain a bit of weight and be more hungry before a growth spurt?

Can teenage girls gain a bit of weight and be more hungry before a growth spurt?

Of course: During the teenage stages there are always significant physical an psychological changes, including increased weight gain to help support physical growth. ...Read more

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Do you know where I can find the average muscle strength and endurance for teenage girls?

Do you know where I can find the average muscle strength and endurance for teenage girls?

Need clarification: When you ask about muscle strength, are you referring to weight lifting, chin ups, power generated by a kick - so many muscle groups in your body you need to be specific about what info you are seeking. Same with endurance - for what? Endurance for jogging, swimming, eating cake, blowing bubbles? Again, need more specifics about information you are seeking. ...Read more