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My daughter is 14 with a bmi of 16.8. she has pubic hair and seems to be developing, but she has not got her period. should i be worried?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Puberty : Signs of puberty such as breast development, pubic and armpit hair are normal and appropriate at 14. Up to 16 years old for the onset of menses is fine and is usually best predicted by asking the women on either side of the family.
Last updated Aug 8, 2016


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