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What Do I Do If My Child Is 16 And Has Still Not Gone Through Puberty
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
I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors for years now can I still grow in height and my penis I can get my hormones sortedI never had the growth spurts everyon
No help without : Seeing your doctor, you need to be evaluated right, after physical exam, blood tests and x-rays would tell how your bone age is and whether you need some hormonal treatment to achieve puberty and adolescence, your doctor would refer you to a specialist, mainly an endocrinologist. Don't delay any further, goodluck, ...Read more
Hormonal failure: Failing to go through puberty implies a failure of action of the sex hormones. This can result from a problem with the hypothalmus or pituitary gland in the brain, absence or failure of the ovaries or testicles or failure of the body to respond to appropriate levels of sexual hormones. Proper diagnosis of the cause allows us to provide the appropriate treatment course to bring sexual maturation. ...Read more
I am 17 male. My puberty started at 15 and i still look like a small child. How can i speed up puberty process?
Nothing can rush it: You can not rush puberty. If your father went through puberty late you probably will too. At this stage I would at least see your pediatrician to determine if your growth is ok. They may order blood tests, a wrist xray, or make a referral depending on how your previous growth was. ...Read more
I am 18 and 5 months bearly through puberty penis and testis child like low pubic hair growth and no deep voice to scared to go doctors ?
Still growing: you can keep growing as long as the growth plates in your bones have not closed. The only way to determine that is to get X-rays. ...Read more
I am 18 but look more like 14. I started puberty when i was 16 and it still isnt completely through. Why do i look so young? Is anything wrong with me
Impossible to say: You have provided no useful information upon which to base the answer.When using the site, submit basic information like height, weight, ailments if any, etc. Then ask a question. The public site is not a chat room, so your submissions are not linked and site docs do not have access to your profile,other than age and gender. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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