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Question: When will I start my period.

 joannalf - Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:20 pm

Im 13 and i'm very anxious about starting my period. All my friends have started and I just want to know what sort of things will happen when im about to start my period. I know most people have growth spurts, but I had one about a year ago.
I started discharge about 2 years ago too.
Will my breasts grow after i start my period?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Jan 25, 2005 3:41 am

User avatar Dear joannalf,
In medical practice we start to investigate why a period has not started by the age of 14. And this is when there is absence of secondary sexual characteristics. That includes the development of pubic hair and hair under the armpits in addition to development of the breasts. If secondary sexual characters are present then we wait till the age of 16 to investigate.
 prettykel2008 - Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:57 pm

I am 15 years old and i haven't started my period yet? y haven't i started it? everyone else has my age so why am i any different? i think i am ready i cant wait but everyone tells me i am so luky since i haven't started. i thought i might have started before but i didn't some on gove me some advice.
 Slavik - Fri Jan 20, 2006 5:10 pm

Im almost 13 and i have all the 'steps' that people say butits been 2 yrs and i still havent had my period and i feel aquard :oops: :shock: but i do have discharge breast devolpment heavy hair but still no period! What will i do will it come soon :?: :?: :oops: :|

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