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Child with insecure behavior, ankles weak, got pubic hair very early. Should i be concerned?

My son is 6 years old. From very early on i noticed insecurities. At the age of 5 , he was telling me hated himself n wated to die. He stopped that after hours and days and weeks of his father and I supporting him. I notice he blushes around girls and is very socially akward at times. he plays hockey n soccer , plays outdoors regularly with his friends in our yard. TODAY.... I noticed he is growing PUBIC the age of 6????? ALSO, his ankles are very weak... could this all be connected?? ... My doc is not in on the weekends, n i just need a little insight...h.e.l.p.
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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thanks for your quiery

the spectra range from simlpe adrenarche to precorious puberty
you should consult an endocrinologist for complete work up for precorious puberty,
week legs and behavioural problems are linked with it
early puberty can cause growth retardation
see her testis size small or larger for his age
4ml is normal testicular size at thi sage

took treatment as advised
take care
hope this will be helpful for you
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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