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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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Tips on helping a child with early puberty understand their developing body.

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