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do girls grow after they get their period

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Generally, a girl can expect 2.5 inches of additional linear growth after first menses. Usually this comes in the year following the first cycle. It s ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing Wrong: Hormonal shifts can affect vaginal lubrication.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not a chance : Everything your read about Taylor Swift on the internet is not fact! You are correct, girls growth slows after your period stops then ceases in that ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience Pediatrics
Most do.: During menses your body releases prostaglandins a type of chemical that gives you cramps and makes you feel bloated, also during menses your body is n ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Different for all: Puberty changes can start from 10-14 years old - average for females is 12. General rule of thumb is first menstruation approximately 2 years after br ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alissa Zenack
21 years experience Pediatrics
Onset of menses?: Normal” puberty onset can range from ages 8-13 and takes, on average, 1.5-6 years to complete. Good documentation exists to establish that the average ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Your growth is complete since you've completed puberty.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Often not known: Some have a high threshold for pain, others don't. Ur correct, some lucky women experience no pain with periods. Very severe menstrual pain can be as ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: 1st Menses will generally occur within 3 years of nipple growth, and may be earlier or later than age 11. Delay past 15 is rare. The body develops acc ... Read More

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