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What is precocious puberty and what are the symptoms in girls?
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In brief: Early puberty
It usually starts before age8y of age.
If it early breast development the child will be monitored for other signs of puberty. The reason to follow closely is so height is not prematurely affected, thus the child would be shorter than predicted.

In brief: Early puberty
It usually starts before age8y of age.
If it early breast development the child will be monitored for other signs of puberty. The reason to follow closely is so height is not prematurely affected, thus the child would be shorter than predicted.
Dr. Marina Armendariz
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Depends on race
Defined by either breast development or pubic hair below the age of 8yrs (hispanics and aa ok a year earlier).

In brief: Depends on race
Defined by either breast development or pubic hair below the age of 8yrs (hispanics and aa ok a year earlier).
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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