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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.
Thinking about your diabetes a little bit now — and taking some steps to prevent problems
— can make things easier down the road.
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.
"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
One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight.
Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough
to answer this question.
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.
Find out what the experts have to say.