i am 15 years old and i have never experienced my period. why is this? does it mean i won't be able to have children when i'm older? all my friends have started but i haven't:( what can i do? please help
Hi! IF you were my patient, I would do a complete exam and physical. I would look for things such as breast development and pubic and underarm hair. I would ask you some questions about your mom/dad grandparents and about how old they were when they went through puberty. I would ask about your height and growth curve. Chances are very good that you are just a "late bloomer", but I would consider doing a pelvic exam/ultrasound to check to be sure that all of the organs are present and normal. Good luck! Dr B
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