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Problems in Puberty

Puberty is the time in a person's life when his or her body changes from child to adult, accompanied by the process of sexual maturation. Puberty is caused by changes in hormones and includes both physical and emotional growth.

Problems with puberty require the clinical care of a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some problems associated with puberty, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Last Review Date: 10/6/2011
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