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signs of puberty

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hemel07 · 13/02/2016 15:41

My DD (10.5) is not showing any signs of puberty, no breast development, no hair anyway, no BO or anything. She came home from school yesterday with maybe a thumbprint size bit of blood in her pants. She went to bed with a panty liner in situ but hasn't had anything further. I thought we had a bit longer before periods because of the lack of any other signs. Please tell me I'm right! Could this just be a one off? I just want her to get through the next few months of primary school. I think I was about 13yrs when I started but she is taller than I was. Please advise, I feel really anxious.

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MadauntofA · 13/02/2016 15:42

It sounds really unlikely that she has started her periods without any hair etc. has she by any chance fallen and hurt herself? Is she constipated?

dementedpixie · 13/02/2016 15:43

Maybe she scratched herself or something. You would normally have breast buds, hair, etc before periods begin

dementedpixie · 13/02/2016 15:45
hemel07 · 13/02/2016 16:34

Thanks guys. She has complained of a bit of tummy ache this week, not constipated and she says she hasn't scratched/been itchy. Weird! but hopefully nothing.

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dementedpixie · 13/02/2016 16:39


hemel07 · 13/02/2016 17:15

Possibly, she feels well in herself though, and no stinging or anything. On a positive note, she took it really well bless her.

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dementedpixie · 13/02/2016 17:17

It's just when you said she had tummy ache that made me think of a UTI

hemel07 · 13/02/2016 17:50

I'll definitely keep an eye on her from that point of view, thankyou, very much appreciate the support.

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Dancergirl · 20/02/2016 18:18

Unlikely to be a period. When my dd was about 4 at nursery, she had a fall and afterwards had a bit of blood in her knickers. Sometimes it happens after a slight injury.

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