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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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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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Dr, my younger daughter is exactly 14 years and her menarche was on june 9 th , 2014, she didn't get her periods till now ,wt76 kgs , is it normal?

Dr, my younger daughter is exactly 14 years and her menarche was on june 9 th , 2014, she didn't get her periods till now  ,wt76 kgs , is it normal?

Common: During the first menstrual year, it is common for girls not to ovulate, and ovulation is the usual signal to initiate the next menses (when conception does not occur). Irregular cycles with a delay of up to 90 days are sometimes seen,(That menses may be very heavy). After the first year, ovulation and menses become more predictable. ...Read more

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Im 12, had menarche in APRIL and haven't had a period since. Is this long a wait normal? I know irregular periods are but this is really long...

Im 12, had menarche in APRIL and haven't had a period since. Is this long a wait normal? I know irregular periods are but this is really long...

Common: In the first yr or so,cycles can be irregular with up to 90 day spacing.This is often due to lack of egg release, which is more predictable later, as the kid matures more. Cycles after long intervals may be quite heavy. If longer than 90 days, an office visit may be needed. Meds can bring on a cycle if needed. ...Read more

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What do risk factors for breast cancer such as early menarche, late menopause, & nullipara have in common?

What do risk factors for breast cancer such as early menarche, late menopause, & nullipara have in common?

Hormone: Longer exposure to higher levels of estrogen hormones is suggested, but these statistical findings are a measurement of increased risks. The statistics are not meant to tell us why things happen, they only measure what is seen in the us population. See gail risk model measurements. ...Read more

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What is isolated menarche?

What is isolated menarche?

Isolated menarche: Isolated menarche is menstural bleeding in pre-pubital girls and who are not showing any signs of sexual maturation. ...Read more

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What are menarche symptoms?

MENARCHE: The first 2 years after menarche , the mens. Are irregular, sometimes heavy or light and at times no bleeding. This is normal. ...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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