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Early (precocious) puberty in girls occurs before age 8 and in boys before age 9. Signs of early puberty include body hair growth, body odor, acne, growth spurts, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes early puberty, how to cope, and more.

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Understanding what doctors look for in diagnosing early puberty and what treatments can stop it.

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