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Help! Will treatment work?!

My daughter started developing a breast bud when she was 7 years old. It was very small so the pediatrician told me it was normal & I asked if it could be the food and she said yes to switch to organic. The breast bud stayed small. At age 8 close to 9 it got bigger and her pediatrician said it was precocious puberty that she needed to be followed by the endo right away. Bone age was normal and labs were normal except LH the level 0.02 slightly elevated. But one side of the breast started growing while the other flat. At age 10 --on her birthday ... 8 months after the endo appointment -- she all of the sudden got 2 swollen breast tanner 2. Another bone age showed age 10.8- 11. & the stim test showed her labs completely out of whack===. LH 12.89,  estradiol 196,  IGF binding protein 3 = 4.8, IGF 1= 319, z score female 0.3.   Now that I can analyze it at home, I realized how out of range these levels are!! The lab used reference range for adult not for children. The doctor said the labs were abnormal but he didn't explain what each and every one is since my daughter is in the room. Now on top of that yesterday she started having vaginal discharge clear/thick yellow. He ordered the Lupron shot once a month 11 mg I think. He thinks the medication might help her halt puberty and give her a chance to grow. She is 10 and 4"4.5 . Do you think it will help her?? She has a scheduled MRI in June when she's out of school. I am a nervous wreck & I am hopefull but super nervous. Please help me!!!!
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Is there a chance she is getting and taking any estrogenic substance or inadvertently being exposed to one in what she eats?  (For example, soy?)   I really hate Lupron, and would try all other avenues before giving it to a child.
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Took away all the soy, parabens in products, grass fed beef , organic apples, do my best to keep her environment & food as nature intended.
Her labs are super out of wack
134578 tn?1614729226
I read about a little girl who developed breasts and began to menstruate at about age 5, and they worked out that she would go to her grandma's house and eat her grandma's estrogen cream.  That's why I was asking.  I really hate Lupron and feel like it gave me long-term issues, so that is why I reacted like you have to find out more first.  Have you been working with a specialist?
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Yes for the past year and few months. Last year endo dr thought it was early puberty but normal which I accepted. Now it's accelerated so much that based on labs, physical & bone age it warrants Lupron therapy. I am so desperate.
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