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Hi it's my first time here. Really hoping that someone can offer some advice.
So my daughter may have precocious puberty. She is only 6 years and 3 months old. She has a few symptoms which alone weren't a cause for concern. For the last few months she has started to cry a lot and she isn't even sure why, just very emotional and her mood seems up and down. Its definitely a change I noticed and thought was unusual for her, but then kids do go through phases so I thought no more about it.
Then a few days ago she gave me a hug and I realised that her armpits were quite smelly. An adult body odour smell, so I thought it was unusual because shes so young and she has never had this issue before at all. But again it wasn't a massive cause for concern, just one of those things I thought.
So yesterday she pointed out to me that she had hairs 'down there.' so I had a look and she has started to grow pubic hair! She also had a lot of white discharge.
I have taken her to the doctors this morning and he examined her. He said he would like to monitor her for now and see if it progresses, then take it from there. We have to take her back every 6-8 weeks for now. He seemed to imply that 6 was too young for puberty, as if he was hoping it was something else. But he couldn't offer another explanation for the pubic hair. He said if her boobs start to grow or she develops anymore symptoms to take her back sooner. So I'm not exactly panicking or anything, more concerned and confused. I would really appreciate hearing some other people's experiences please, whether it sounds the same and whether the doctor is on the right track.
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