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Menstruation before age 8

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not uncommon: This is typical of perimenopause. If this persists contact your gynecology.
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Growth: Generally the onset of menses signals the slowing of growth. Follow up with her doctor. All the best.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bone closure: Growth in females continues until the head of the long bones close usually when there is enough estrogen present after menstruation has begun.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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See your GYN: You need to see your GYN to get evaluated.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early menses: At 36, your ovaries require more stimulation to produce a mature egg, and when the pituitary generates more follical stimulating hormone to accomplish ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
See gyn: I would make an appointment with a gynecologist. Below is a link to some of the causes. http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Encyclopedia/Content.aspx?Con ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not Likely: No. That is highly unlikely. 20% of females do not have a hymen or do not get to adulthood with an intact hymen despite them not being sexually active ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't think so: A totally sealed over hymen is not broken by menstrual flow, but can cause chronic abdominal pain.Surgical care would be required. When the hymen has ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Whenever pain: associated with menstruation is reported we think of tissues that might be sensitive to reproductive hormonal changes ... such as uterine or endometri ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Absolutely: you need to go to see your gynecologist. the size is significant, you will need further evaluation to make sure it is not cancerous. you need to discu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Multiple potential causes. Among the more common would likely be endometriosis, in which endometrial tissue is going in abnormal locations and often ... Read More
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