Can precocious puberty be prevented?
Precocious puberty cannot be completely prevented, but you can reduce the risk of your child having it by preventing their exposure to external sources of estrogen and testosterone - which can be found in certain prescription medications and dietary supplements - and by making sure they maintain a healthy weight.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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