My daughter has hit puberty early. Should I be worried?


Puberty may be delayed if the underlying problem is addressed.

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What you need to know:

  • Puberty can start any time from eight to 14 years
  • It usually starts with breast development in girls
  • Rarely, puberty may also start early if there is a problem with the ovaries

Dr Flo,
My daughter is eight years old but her breasts have started growing. Is this a medical condition and what should I do to slow down this process?


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