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if a girl goes through precocious puberty, will she go through menopause before the age of 50?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
No connection: There's no connection between age of a girl's first period and age at menopause.
Answered on Sep 26, 2012

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