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At what age do women start their period?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: On average

It varies with race, but around age 12 is a fair average for girls.
With some specific exclusions age 8 (some say 10) up to age 17 (you can debate this too) is mostly regarded to be the range of normal. There is no completely correct short answer to your question.

In brief: On average

It varies with race, but around age 12 is a fair average for girls.
With some specific exclusions age 8 (some say 10) up to age 17 (you can debate this too) is mostly regarded to be the range of normal. There is no completely correct short answer to your question.
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