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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is puberty and its signals?

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Dr. Ira Rubin
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In brief: Puberty Meaning

Puberty means a child undergoes hormonal changes and becomes and adult on a sexual level capable of reproduction.
Signaled in boy with by an increase in testicle size, in a girl with breast buds, then pubic hair, rapid growth in height and then changes in the voice. Girls rung from age 8 to 16 with average of 12 Boys tend to be a little later. With the physical changes comes a mental changes.

In brief: Puberty Meaning

Puberty means a child undergoes hormonal changes and becomes and adult on a sexual level capable of reproduction.
Signaled in boy with by an increase in testicle size, in a girl with breast buds, then pubic hair, rapid growth in height and then changes in the voice. Girls rung from age 8 to 16 with average of 12 Boys tend to be a little later. With the physical changes comes a mental changes.
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