Precocious Puberty is when a child’s body begins changing into that of an adult to soon. Puberty that begins before 8 years of age in girls and before 9 years of age in boys is considered Precocious Puberty. Some of the common signs and symptoms of Precocious Puberty include breast growth, enlarged testicles and penis, facial hair and deepening voice.
HOW IS PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY DIAGNOSED?
An Endocrinologist diagnoses Precocious Puberty by reviewing the child’s medical history and conducting a physical examination and blood test. Often, the doctor also performs an X-Ray of the child’s hand and wrist to diagnose Precocious Puberty.
HOW IS PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY TREATED?
Treatment for Precocious Puberty typically includes medication to delay further development.
DID YOU KNOW?
That by taking the help of the doctor, Precocious Puberty in children can be controlled and the child given a comfortable childhood?