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Puberty for girls

During puberty, the female body changes. Learn more about the physical and emotional changes you may experience when going through puberty.

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Puberty for boys

The male body changes during puberty. Find out about the physical and emotional changes you may experience as you go through puberty and adolescence.

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Helping your child through puberty

Puberty can cause different emotional changes. Learn more about how to navigate the challenges of puberty and what support is available.

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Teenagers' health

Growing up to a young adult can be exciting, but can also be tough for a lot of teenagers. Find out what to expect during puberty, and learn about health issues including acne, eating disorders, glandular fever and more.

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Oestrogen is a female sex hormone with many roles, including controlling puberty and strengthening bones. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.

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Gender incongruence

Gender incongruence is the term used to describe when your gender is different to when you were born. There are resources to support you. Find out more here.

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Klinefelter (XXY) syndrome

Klinefelter (XXY) syndrome symptoms includes small genitals and infertility. Around 1 in 500 males have Klinefelter syndrome, but most are unaware.

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Follicle stimulating hormone

Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is made by the pituitary gland in the brain. Find out what it does and when your FSH blood level may be tested.

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Find out about the treatments for gynaecomastia – the development of enlarged breasts in males - also sometimes called 'man boobs'.

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Gigantism is a rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but there may still be symptoms.

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