A 40-year-old member asked:
when should a girl get her first period? what age, on average?
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Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The common range is 11-13 with some earlier and later. Later than 15 occurs on occasion but i would do a workup on that one for delay.It usually happens about 2.5 years after breast buds begin to show.
Answered on Jun 24, 2013
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