U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 16-year-old female asked:

Hi i am 16 yo female, started puberty at 12 and have not had first period. mother and other relatives got theirs around 13/14, is there anything to be?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Delayed menses: See your MD for a check up. It may be a normal delay however there may be an underlying cause. You should have blood work and imaging. All the best.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Oct 21, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.