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7yo DD puberty??!! Help!

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FructoseTart Thu 07-May-15 19:35:13

I have discovered today that my 7yo DD has quite a few hairs on her private parts. She has just turned 7 within the last 3 months.

Has anyone else experienced development of puberty this early and if so what do I do? Is this too young? Are periods close to coming?

gymboywalton Thu 07-May-15 19:37:15

i think you need to make an appointment with your gp because just 7 is very very young

sunnydayinmay Thu 07-May-15 19:40:54

My friend's daughter had this - don't panic! She saw her GP, had a test, referred to consulant to check and it wasn't puberty, but a hormone thing (sorry, can't remember the name). Fairly well known by doctors and not a problem.

Friend is a senior Health Care Professional but wanted to get it checked out

Rowgtfc72 Fri 08-May-15 21:19:01

Dd has quite a few blonde hairs and has had since she was six. She's also tall which is sometimes linked with early onset puberty. I started my periods just before I turned ten so am keeping a close eye on her.

cedricsneer Fri 08-May-15 21:22:24

It could be premature adrenarche. My ds has it - not true puberty but needs a consultant endocrinologist to rule out precocious puberty. Adrenarche is benign.

FructoseTart Sun 10-May-15 22:27:14

Thanks all.

Have booked her into the doctors this week to discuss with them. She really isn't ready for all these hormone changes and isn't coping well at all hmm

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