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7 Puberty Changes Only Boys Experience

Testosterone is the main hormone responsible for the changes in boys.
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1. Shoulders get wider
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2. Muscles get bigger and stronger
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3. Voice starts to change
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This may sound “squeaky” some days and on other days quite “deep”.

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4. Penis gets larger
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5. Testicles get larger and start to produce sperm
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6. You may start to get erections
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This is when your penis goes hard and stiff – and can happen at any time.

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7. You might have 'wet dreams'
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This is when you ejaculate (come) and release sperm in your sleep.

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