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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Precocious puberty
Early sexual maturation/physical development (precocious puberty) often lead to smaller/shorter stature as an adult.
The earlier the process start, the more severe it is. Thus, often a child is evaluated regularly during early childhood/adolescent years to check for growth abnormality and institute treatment if needed. So, if u or someone you know may have this, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Precocious puberty
Early sexual maturation/physical development (precocious puberty) often lead to smaller/shorter stature as an adult.
The earlier the process start, the more severe it is. Thus, often a child is evaluated regularly during early childhood/adolescent years to check for growth abnormality and institute treatment if needed. So, if u or someone you know may have this, consult doc. Good luck.
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