what are the signs of
Central precocious puberty?
A sudden growth spurt, with breast bud development, pubic and underarm hair, and body odor can be signs of central precocious puberty
Central precocious puberty, or CPP, is when puberty starts sooner than it should. For girls, that’s before the age of 8, and for boys, before the age of 9.
When does puberty usually start?
See Karen Klein, MD, pediatric endocrinologist, discuss the typical
age puberty starts in girls and boys.
Puberty begins when the pituitary gland gets a signal from the brain to release “puberty” hormones
The answer is in
Watch Peter A. Lee, MD, pediatric endocrinologist, talk about the causes of early puberty.