Puberty

The stage of human development when a boy or a girl attain sexual maturity is called puberty. It happens between age 10 and 14 years for girls and between 12 and 16 years for boys. The signs of puberty in girls are breast development, hair growth in armpits and pubic area, and menstruation begins, and that for boys is the growth of penis and testis, the voice deepens, muscles grow, and facial hair grows.

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Is it good to have irregularity in menstrual flow during the early stages of puberty?

Query: Hi doctor, I am young and I am really paranoid. I think that there is something wrong with me. I had my period with light spotting. It was brown. After orgasm, I started to have bleeding with fresh-looking blood. Before that, I had periods for a week. I thought that it has got stopped after seeing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is no need to worry about cancer. In the early stages of puberty, you will have hormonal changes and imbalances. Because of it, you can have irregular flow. The other reasons are following a sedentary lifestyle and low hemoglobin. I advi...  Read Full »

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