Patient Comments: Puberty - Physical Changes


What were the first physical changes you experienced during puberty? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Laura, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 12

I started puberty around 12. My breast begin to grow, my nipples got much bigger and stood out very much. I started growing hairy under my arms which got very noticeable and my pubic hair started growing, and when 18 came around I had a nice sized breast and nipples, thick underarm hair, and pubic hair was real thick, a full bush. I am a dark blonde on my head but my pubic hair was much darker, pretty near black.

Comment from: Chicken nugget75, 7-12 Male (Caregiver) Published: June 20

My testicles grew which was the first physical change I experienced during puberty.

Comment from: Mitch, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 08

My daughter experienced puberty at age 7, but did not grow breasts or have hair around her vagina until 13.

Comment from: Hello, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: November 13

I'm 11 and I have bigger breasts than my sister and I have hair on my vagina.

Comment from: chickenhead, 7-12 Female (Patient) Published: May 13

I started growing breasts at the age of 10. Now I'm 11 and they really hurt. I also have hair on my vagina.

Comment from: randomdude123, 13-18 (Patient) Published: May 17

I’m a boy and I’m 15, but just asking: is it normal that my nipples get bigger?


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