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Would being a twin affect the age of puberty?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
In brief: Puberty in twins
If you are an identical twin, that is, you are a look-alike, you will probably hit puberty at about the same age as your twin.
If you are a fraternal twin, that is, boy-and-girl or not look-alikes, it's possible to have different age at onset of puberty.

In brief: Puberty in twins
If you are an identical twin, that is, you are a look-alike, you will probably hit puberty at about the same age as your twin.
If you are a fraternal twin, that is, boy-and-girl or not look-alikes, it's possible to have different age at onset of puberty.
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