Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mom | 2010/03/16

Q.

my 8 year old daughter

she is only 8 and has pubic hair on her privates and under arms as well, her under arms already have this smell so she is already using roll-ons and she is starting to show breasts! now i am worried, soon she will be menstruating so i am just wondering, isnt there a way to delay that and what would be implications if i delay it somehow?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little girl is only 8 years old and is showing signs of puberty. This is called 'precoious puberty' She should be seen by a paediatrician to be sure that all is well with her.

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