Posted by t
on October 28, 2000 at 01:27:29:
In Reply to: 17 years of age, and only seeing limited signs of puberty!?!? posted by Arsonist on October 25, 2000 at 04:13:25:
Primary sexual development is typically done by 15/16 years of age in males. Someone can also be fully developed sexually and not be able to grow a full beard, and not be hairy. There is sufficient testosterone to begin facial hair growth by 14, but the hair follicles(which are dormant), don't become active overnight. It might take years, and this varies. Some men just aren't hairy.
You need to speak to your family doctor to find out if there is a problem. IT'S IMPORTANT. JUST DO IT AND GET IT OVER WITH SO YOU CAN QUIT WORRYING ABOUT IT. Or, if you want make an appointment with another doctor. That's what doctors are for. Just make sure you see one and don't wait anymore. He can check to see if the testicles are adult size(as they should be), and have a testosterone test issued if he feels it necessary.
: i am 17 years old and i am not seeing that many sings of puberty. for instance i do not have any facial hair, or underarm hair. although i do have pubic hair. i have very little leg hair. should i get a testosterone injection? because this is making me feel very out of place. does anyone know of what kind of doctor to see? i am cluless on this topic, and would appreciate some help. please post here with a link, or some words of advice. thank you very much!