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Disease or Condition — Hormonal, Nutritional, Metabolic, and Immune Disorders:
normal female puberty

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Female normal puberty is the process of physical and emotional changes that occur in girls as they transition from childhood to adulthood. It typically begins between the ages of 8 and 13 and is marked by the development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as breast development, pubic hair growth, and the onset of menstruation. During this time, girls experience a rapid growth spurt, an increase in body fat, and a change in body shape. They also experience emotional and social changes, such as increased self-awareness, increased interest in relationships, and a greater interest in their appearance.

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  • female normal puberty
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