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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Sorry, there is no magic diet or drug that is going to increase your height 3-4 inches especially since your are near the end of your growth spurt.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: By 18 most males are at the end of their linear growth ; their growth centers are closing.An x-ray of the left wrist and hand can be arranged and will ... Read More

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Impossible: You cannot make yourself taller, especially at that age! it is genetic, pure and simple. If you had a poor diet that stunted your growth during your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
These activities : Will help you to reach your potential regarding height. However, height is largely determined by genetics. You can not cause yourself to grow beyond y ... Read More
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
It's not likely: At 32 years old, your growth plates are long closed. All of your growth (height) has already occurred.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Reg Excercize & Food: At your age you still have some chances of growing and getting taller. I do not think a special diet will help increase height. A regular regimen of ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You are likely done: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends and your bone maturity is that of a 19 yo there is little you can do to increase your height.A si ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
55 years experience Diabetology
Unable to add Height: Once yon have reached puberty it is impossible to increase your height. If you are unsure of your bone age you get obtain a simple x-ray to see if yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Depending on the status of your bone maturity you may have more growth possible or may be done growing. An x-ray of your left hand and wrist can be an ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not possible: If your height has been the same for the past 2 years, which usually happens at the end of puberty and usually well before age 20, the growth plates i ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Diet and exercise: There are no easy ways to gain height. If you are truly 37 years old, you have reached your height. If you are much younger, a good diet and proper ex ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Diet and exercise: There are no easy ways to gain height. If you are truly 35 years old, you have reached your height. If you are much younger, a good diet and proper ex ... Read More

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