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While some cancer treatments have little to no effect on reproductive health, others
are more likely cause temporary or permanent infertility.
Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 girls. Learn
more about the condition and how doctors treat it.
Testicular cancer is uncommon in boys. Most cases are in young and middle-aged men.
It responds well to treatment, especially when it’s found early.
Girls with Turner syndrome, a genetic condition, usually are shorter than average
and infertile due to early loss of ovarian function. Early diagnosis and treatments
can help most of them.
Doctors may order a DHEA-S test if boys or girls show signs of sexual development
earlier than expected. It can rule out certain diseases of the testes or ovaries,
or help diagnose damage or disease of the pituitary gland.
Thinking about your diabetes a little bit now — and taking some steps to prevent problems
— can make things easier down the road.
"What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents
have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.
Doctors use growth charts to figure out whether kids' height and weight measurements
are "normal" and whether they're developing on track. Here are some facts about growth
Long-term health problems associated with diabetes can affect many areas of the body.
So it's important to know about these complications and help prevent them.
It's normal to be a little worried or anxious about getting your period. Find out
more in this article for kids.