Treatment is done to make sure that the child develops features of puberty appropriate for his age. The medicines are adjusted so that the child develops all secondary sexual characteristics by 18 years of age.
In boys, testosterone is commonly used and in girls, estrogen is used. Gonadotropins (hCG, hMG or FSH) can be used at appropriate age to induce fertility. Endocrinologists can help regulate this fine adjustment of medicines.