Other things that may raise your child’s risk are:
Having a greater body mass index, especially in girls
Exposure to toxins
Family history—some cases may run in families
Symptoms of PP in
Breast, pubic hair, and underarm hair growth
Symptoms of PP in
Growth of penis and testicles
Pubic and underarm hair growth
You will be asked about your child’s symptoms and past health. A physical exam will be done. Your child’s puberty milestones and growth will be checked. Your child may be referred to a doctor who specializes in hormonal, glandular, and metabolic problems.
Puberty and precocious puberty. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development website. Available at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/puberty/Pages/default.aspx. Updated December 1, 2016. Accessed March 18, 2020.
VN Brito, AC Latronico, Arnhold IJ, Mendonca BB. Update on the etiology, diagnosis and therapeutic management of sexual precocity. Arq Bras Endrocrinol Metab. 2008; 52(1):18-31.
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