Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ANON | 2010/10/10

Q.

Pubic hair

Hi Doc

I''m so frustrated. My 6 years girl has started developing pubic hair on her anus. It also frustrate her. I don''t know what to say to her to make her feel better and I don''t know which specialist to consult regarding her problem.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughter should not be showing this development at such a young age.This is known as precocious or early puberty. Your daughter should be seen by a paediatrician or preferably directly by a paediatric endocrinologist.

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