Puberty — it's a crazy time and occurs through a long process, beginning with a surge in hormone production, which in turn causes a number of physical changes. Every person's individual timetable for puberty is different. Below is an overview of some physical changes boys can expect during these years. A near doubling in the size of the testicles and the scrotal sac announces the advent of puberty. As the testicles continue to grow, the skin of the scrotum darkens, enlarges, thins, hangs down from the body and becomes dotted with tiny bumps. These are hair follicles. In most boys, one testicle usually the left hangs lower than the other.
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What is puberty?
While the hormones are causing all kinds of changes in your body, they will also affect how you feel. Emotions during puberty may feel a bit like a roller coaster. You may:. Sometimes these changes can be overwhelming. It can be both scary and exciting at the same time.
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A lot of changes happen as you grow up, especially as you reach puberty say: PYOO-bur-tee , the name for the time when your body begins to develop and change. Girls start developing breasts and get their periods — signs they are growing into women. For a guy, there isn't just one event or sign that you're growing up. There are lots of them, including your body growing bigger, your voice changing, and hair sprouting everywhere. Most boys begin puberty between the ages of 9 and
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