When the sexual characters begin to appear before the usual period it is known as precocious puberty. Bodily changes happen sometime before actual puberty happens.
Puberty age differs from one child to another with respect to culture, history, gender and nutrition given to the child.
There is no specific cause for getting precocious puberty. Changes in brain such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia can cause puberty earlier. Some disorders in ovaries and testicles may trigger precocious puberty. In rare cases, tumors are known to cause this type of puberty.
The symptoms are developed breasts, hair in the armpits and genital areas, fast rate of growth and fully grown genitals. For some children, there may be voice change due to hormone secretion and growth of hair on face and above the upper lip.
Generally no treatment is required for precocious puberty. If the parents feel that the children has attained much early consult your doctor who would suggest medicines for stopping the growth of sexual hormones. Support from parents and friends are enough to set right the problem.
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