Doctors Lounge - Gynecology Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: twelve year old missed her period
|krogers - Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:32 pm||
My daughter started her period when she was ten she is now twelve. She has always been pretty consistant. She has missed her period for two months. I know that she is not sexually active. What could cause this?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:02 pm||
It is considered normal for young women to have erratic, missed or even extra periods during the first few years following the onset of their periods. If she is not sexually active you have nothing to worry about. Most likely it will resume. She may not be ovulating every month which, in a 12 year old, is certainly not a bad thing.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.