Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
163 Doctors are Online

Heavy bleeding in 9 year old possibly due to menarche - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   i am just wondering i have an 11 year old who just started her period and she has been bleeding for 9 days, is this normal?
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is the bleeding from
User :   the vagina
Doctor :   ok
User :   that is a long time isn't it?
Doctor :   is the bleeeding heavy
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any white discharge
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the baby active
User :   should i consult her physician?
Doctor :   is the baby feeding well
User :   what baby?
Doctor :   yu need a consultation
Doctor :   by a gynecologist
Doctor :   as its for 9 days
Doctor :   and even the bleeding is heavy
User :   but is it normal to bleed that long for your first period?
Doctor :   first period should be by 13 yrs
Doctor :   not so early
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor