The timing may vary widely, but most boys follow a similar developmental path through puberty. Find out what’s “normal” (and what’s cause for concern) as your adolescent boy matures.
As your child enters the school-age years, he or she changes dramatically. A pediatrician answers the nine most common questions she hears from parents of children ages 6-10.
Even if your tween is years away from the voice-cracking, hair-sprouting entry to adulthood, it’s not too early to talk about personal hygiene. Most kids develop body odor when they begin puberty (usually between ages 8 and 13 for girls and 9 and 14 for boys). Puberty is when physical transformation begins, including sexual maturing and … Read More
While most men won’t get testicular cancer, it’s the most common cancer among young men ages 15-35. It’s also highly curable, especially when it’s caught early. That’s why it’s so important that boys and teens learn how to perform testicular self-exams (TSE) and do them regularly. “In pre-pubertal boys, any unusual tumors or growths we … Read More