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12 year old having no hair growth on the body, no voice change. Is this normal?

My son is 12 1/2 years old and is 4 9 1/2 tall. I am 5 2 1/2 and my husband 5 10 . He is in the 25th percentile for height and weight. He is only just beginning puberty . Still no hair under his arms or anywhere else for that matter and his voice is still that of a young boy. Is there anyway to gauge how tall he will be?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician, Surgery 's  Response
Thank you for query
It is about time your son hits puberty. He should experience growth spurt and other changes soon. If he does not then you should see an endocrinologist or pediatrician soon. they will get a hormonal analysi and other blood tests done. It is extremely unlikely that anyone can predict your son's height. I hope you keep patient for a while. May be 6 months or a year or so. Hopefully everything will turn out just fine. Else consult a doctor.
Hope that helps. God bless you
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Relax,do not worry
Every child is different.puberty sets in between the age of 9 years to 14 years,
Growth spurt occurs in later part of puberty,
Give your son good nutritious diet rich in proteins. avoid all kinds of fried food and junk food,

Wishing your son good health
God bless,
Answered: Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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