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Can puberty be prevented?

Puberty is a natural stage of development and children should be encouraged during this stage. Puberty should only be delayed if the child exhibits precocious puberty. Puberty can be delayed using synthetic gonadotropin-releasing hormone injections. Your doctor will determine if this is necessary.

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