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A 33-year-old member asked:

My cousin's menstrual period has been going on since 9 days?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Menarche: This is what the start of periods is called. Depending on the ethnicity of this child , age 9 is not premature. Body fat composition has much to do with this development. Obesity is often a factor.

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