A 12-year-old female asked:
this is my daughter she has a few pubic hairs and weighs 85lbs can you tell me when she might get her first period no armpit no real breast delv.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Natalie Hodge answered
25 years experience Pediatrics
Breast buds: Usually menses will start around two years after the development of breast buds.
Answered on Apr 6, 2017
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
False alarm: The pubes are under the influence of the adrenal glands and may start to darken/populate years before puberty. The first dramatic sign for girls is breast bud enlargement that can start on either side or both in unison. Menses usually comes about 2 years after & often follows a few weeks/months of clear discharge,
Answered on Apr 13, 2017
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