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At what age do girls start having genital discharge?

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At what age do girls start having genital discharge?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Saul replied 9 years ago.

Thank you for your question. It is my privilege to be able to help you.

The normal "physiologic" vaginal discharge starts with puberty. That usually occurs between the ages of 10 and 16. Diuscharge before puberty usually represents a problem such as an infection, a foreign body, or a rare tumor.

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
puberty meaning when menustration has begun. Is that correct?
Expert:  Dr. Saul replied 9 years ago.
that is correct, although puberty is a process that takes time. (breast development, pubic hair, etc..) The most obvious sign of puberty is the first menstrual period. Dr. SaulJE
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