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pre·co·cious

(prē-kō'shŭs),
Developing unusually early or rapidly.
[L. praecox, premature]

precocious

(prĭ-kō′shəs)
adj.
Showing unusually early development or maturity.

pre·coc′i·ty (-kŏs′ĭ-tē), pre·co′cious·ness n.

precocious

[-kō′shəs]
Etymology: L, praecoquere, to mature early
pertaining to the early, often premature, development of physical or mental qualities.

pre·co·cious

(prē-kō'shŭs)
Developing unusually early or rapidly.
[L. praecox, premature]

pre·co·cious

(prē-kō'shŭs)
Developing unusually early or rapidly.
[L. praecox, premature]

Patient discussion about precocious

Q. every time my friend eat, before she swallow it she gets severe heartburns and nausea. what causes this

A. She could be suffering from gastric acid problems and should try taking anti-acid medications (after consulting a doctor, of course). Also there's a simple test that can be done for a bacteria called H.pylori that makes the stomach produce more acid, and by taking antibiotics this problem resolves.

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The company added Triptodur is a new treatment option for pediatric patients two years and older with central precocious puberty CPP, which occurs when a child shows signs of puberty sooner than normal - before age eight in girls and nine nine in boys.
Central precocious puberty: Evaluation by neuroimaging.
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Exclusion criteria included: (1) Congenital hypothyroidism; (2) Peripheral precocious puberty: Germ cell tumors and various types of gonadal tumors; (3) Organic diseases including congenital adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal tumors, various intracranial tumors; (4) Precocious puberty resulted by central nervous system diseases; (5) Exogenous precocious puberty, such as medicines, hormones, or pollute; (6) Patient who had used corticosteroid within 3 months before enrollment; (7) ICPP patient who had used GnRHa.
Results: Fifty one patients with idiopathic central precocious puberty and 36 patients with premature thelarche were included in the study.
Precocious puberty occurs because of an abnormal production of oestrogen.
She is arrogant and stubborn and almost too precocious, but she is also smart and young and determined.
The research included 110 girls aged 7 to 10 years, among whom 35 were categorized as having experienced precocious puberty according to the Tanner Scale.
There are two main types of precocious puberty; the first is central precocious puberty (CPP) that results from premature activation of the HPG axis and in the majority of cases the cause is unknown.
The treatment for precocious puberty is controversial itself.
He was a commercial stud's dream, being a very fertile stallion with a proven ability to get precocious types.
But there are some less serious causes of precocious puberty.