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average height for a 17 year old male

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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The average: height for a male adult in thew United States is 69.3 inches (5FT 9.3 inches) Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
In the US 5'9": I don't know specifically about the UK but I think it would be similar but there is a wide range of normal. You can estimate what your genetic height ... Read More

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
See below: At thirteen the average male is 61 & 1/2 inches (156cm) at 14 he is 64&1/2 inches (164 cm).
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Body mass index: Body mass index (BMI) is on the internet. Your BMI is 26 which is OK.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
That is good: This is a little bit taller than most guys your age and that is a plus. Stay trim and ignore everything else that you read about ideal weight. Stay in ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Average height: The average height for a 17 year old male is 69 inches.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: If your growth plates are no longer open, growth is over. Typically by the time a boy is 17, the growth plates are near complete fusion. There are no ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No Way: Once you are fully grwn and have naturally stopped, there is no natural way to increase height.That site is incorrect and a scam.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
Well balanced: You should still eat a well balanced diet but with the goal of losing 1-2 lbs per week. There are many fitness apps on smartphones now that can track ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Height: You may have reached your adult height. See your doctor to get an xray of your wrist to determine if you have any growth left.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
NOPE: There are no articial ways to increase final height in a healthy person.Scam!
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Opposite!: Protein is a vital nutrient for growth along with complex carbs and healthy fats. Whey protein is a by product of cheese making. Unless you are allerg ... Read More

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