Advanced search

Mumsnetters aren't necessarily qualified to help if your child is unwell. If you have any serious medical concerns, we would urge you to consult your GP.

help please - precocious puberty?

(3 Posts)
Fififofum Sun 26-Jun-16 15:45:15

DD is 6. She's very tall for her age, and lately I've noticed that she seems overly emotional. I just put it down to various other things. Today she told me her underarms smelt- they did. I then gave her a shower etc and all fine. After shower asked if I could look at her and she has a few hairs on her labia but not downy if u know what I mean.

I feel really upset for her. I know there are worse things. She's just so young. DD seems fine but I think going to doctors tomorrow. Anybody with any experience of this??

EdithWeston Sun 26-Jun-16 16:48:52

My friend's DD had precocious puberty starting at 6. She was referred by her GP to a paediatric endocrinologist, who decided that intervention was indicated, and she had treatment to slow it down until she was about 8.

Definitely worth getting a medical opinion, I think.

JennyOnAPlate Sun 26-Jun-16 20:09:59

Yes take her to the GP. My 8 year old recently stated treatment for early puberty (an injection every 3 months.)

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now