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My 15 year old son has not hit puberty yet. He weighs 230 lbs, and his doctor thinks he will shed that weight when he hits puberty. Will he?

He has been "bigger" since he was 3.

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Puberty is different for everyone. He is very big for 15! Does he sit around on the computer all day? He needs exercise and right food. I'm sorry if I offend but that's really big for a kid that age. Shut down his videos and computer! Puberty could be being delayed for that reason as well.
And see a new doctor! That guy doesn't seem good at all!

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Well I he is eating healthy maybe it depends on his diet like if he only eats junk he is going to have junk in the trunk, but a lot of times it does happen I remember this chubby boy I used to now and now he has stretched out a lot.

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I've never known anyone who hit puberty that late, but it makes sense. Puberty will kick his body into overdrive, and if that is what the doc said, I'd go with it. Might want to get a second opinion though. Best wishes:)

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He may have type 2 diabetes and diabetes slows down the rate you hit puberty.
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True, but it seems like the doc would have caught that.
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They check for diabetes at every check up because his dads family has it. He eats healthy, but he is sooooo lazy! I can't get him to do anything!
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Your 15 -year old son will lose weight when he hits puberty. This is because at puberty, they are involved in various activities and hormonal changes that may cause an effect in how he looks and his overall weight. You should not be worried, but ensure that he has a healthy lifestyle.

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15 and hitting puberty? Over weight? You should get the doctor to check him for type 2 diabetes, but for your question, he may or may not lose weight. The weight loss at puberty isn't guaranteed.

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Your doctor is a quack! Take your son to an internist.

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