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Do girls in undeveloped countries have menarche later?

Do girls in undeveloped countries have menarche later?

Variable: It depends on the body weight which is dependent on nutrition. So it is related to socioeconomic factors of the individual person. In general in under developed world due to poor nutrition on an average menarche is later than in developed world. ...Read more

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Does anything force a girls body to menarche faster!

Does anything force a girls body to menarche faster!

Menarche : At age 16 you should have started your period so see your doctor about this ...Read more

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I already have my period but I'm curious is there any studies or things to force force a girls body to menarche?

I already have my period but I'm curious is there any studies or things to force force a girls body to menarche?

Not really: Physicians can administer medications that can control hormones in individuals who have preccocious puberty or having sex reassignment. However, in general, not many people have these options ...Read more

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Why don't girls grow taller than guys?does the production of growth hormone decreases after menarche?can i still grow taller if i reduce wt.?girl, 20

Why don't girls grow taller than guys?does the production of growth hormone decreases after menarche?can i still grow taller if i reduce wt.?girl, 20

Genetics/no: Girls can expect 2.5 inches (5cm) of additional height after menarche. Menarche influence the hormonal closure of the growth centers, and once closed, no further growth is possible. Males hit their growth spurt later and generally finish linear growth at a later age. Their pre-programmed growth pattern (genes) make them taller. ...Read more

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How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

Late bloomer: Menarche should start within 2 years of breast development and growth spurt. Delay of menses past the age of 14 is suspect. Basic hormonal evaluation should follow together with a complete physical and a limited pelvic exam. ...Read more

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My daughter is 9 years old she is 4'7" and got her menarche I am really concerned about how tall she can grow? I s there anything i can do?

My daughter is 9 years old  she is 4'7" and got her menarche I am really concerned about how tall she can grow? I s there anything i can do?

Expect 2-3 inches: After menarche most girls will grow another 5 cm/2.5 inches with some variation.Your physician can do a bone maturity study (bone age) using an x-ray of her left hand & that could tell you if there is much growth potential left. However, bone age correlates with menarche & there is not much chance it would show lots of growth left to go. ...Read more

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What is average age now for menarche?

What is average age now for menarche?

Dropping: The age at which a girl has the first period depend in several factors. Proper thyroid function and a certain ratio of body fat are necessary. With the increase in calories in modern society, this age is ever younger. In the U.S. , for african american girls closer to 8.5 years old . For other ethnic groups it's closer to 9. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for menarche?

What is the treatment for menarche?

No treatment needed.: Menarche is the normal time when the first menstrual period occurs. If the periods are very heavy or crampy, then sometimes birth control pills are used to help this. Painful periods are called dysmenorrhea, maybe that is what you meant? Besides birth control, nsaid's like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) can be used. ...Read more

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How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

How does heredity affect the onset of menarche and menopause?

Predicts age @onset: Heredity can help predict only the possible age of menarche and menopause. There are many environmental factors that can affect this age such as weight, lifestyle, medical concerns, stressors. ...Read more

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Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Do your breasts have to be a certain size before your menarche?

Thelarche & menarche: Menarche (first period) often comes about 2-2 1/2 years after the breast bud becomes prominent. Often a secondary mound under the prominent nipple is evident at this point. Since size is so variable, it is not much of a gauge. ...Read more

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How does endometrial shedding happen in menarche which is an anovulatory cycle?

How does endometrial shedding happen in menarche which is an anovulatory cycle?

Runs out of gas: The endometrium is a temporary structure built up by estrogen stimulus but maintained during pregnancy by other hormones originating after conception.If ovulation occurs without conception, the hormone signals change and the endometrium sheds. Without ovulation, estrogen continues the build up, but the endometrium gets too old and breaks down eventually, often with irregular cycles. ...Read more

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What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

What is the earliest age of normal menarche ie start of mensturation in females?

9 years of age: Menarche occurs 2 - 2 1/2 years after the first sign of puberty which appears as early as 7 years of age. ...Read more

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Is menarche caused by ovulation or is it one of the first anovulatory cycles that a young gal will get?

Is menarche caused by ovulation or is it one of the first anovulatory cycles that a young gal will get?

Maybe: Menses is triggered by the breakdown of the intrauterine buildup of tissue in response to hormones. Although the pacing of menses may match ovulation in the future, it is not necessary for the process to occur.A young woman may ovulate prior to her first menses (and become pregnant if exposed).She may also only ovulate occasionally, with some irregularity in pattern. ...Read more

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Irregular menses sincd menarche, what could be the cause?

Irregular menses sincd menarche, what could be the cause?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. Ask to be evaluated for polycystic ovarian syndrome as this is the most common cause. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What is average age for menarche?

12 and 1/2: For african americans about age 12 and a few months. For whites about 12 and a half. There have been at least five different studies since 2000 which gave slightly different results. ...Read more

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How can I tell when i'll get my menarche?

How can I tell when i'll get my menarche?

Timing/physical sign: Menarche comes an average of 2&1/2 years after breast buds with a range of about 1-4y. Most girls will notice a slight mucous discharge that will produce some discoloration of your underwear for up to 6m before you start. ...Read more

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Can it be possible to speed up menarche?

Can it be possible to speed up menarche?

Yes: Hormonal manipulation could speed up menarche, but it would cause stunting of growth by speeding up the closure of growth plates on the long bones. Because of that, I have not seen anyone do it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to ovulate for years or months prior to menarche?

Unlikely: The pubescent system is unlikely to ovulate for any lengthy interval prior to menarche. Ovulation triggers creation of a follicle that secrets a hormone responsible for menses if pregnancy does not occur. A teen near the point of menarche can ovulate prior to her first menses, resulting in a pregnancy prior to menarche. ...Read more

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Is it true that it is very rare for ovulation to occur before menarche?

Is it true that it is very rare for ovulation to occur before menarche?

It may or may not: Many girls have early cycles driven solely by their estrogen with breakdown menses at irregular times.They may not ovulate consistently for many months and don't have to for any cycle. However, they can also ovulate prior to their first cycle.My first med-student delivery was a 13 yo who had never had menses.Menses is not always a marker for ovulation, especially in young teens. ...Read more

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