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do girls stop growing after their period

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will grow about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Generally, yes.: There is such a wide variation in heights in girls, but generally, by about two years after the first menstrual cycle much of the really rapid growth ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Girls growth&periods: Girls normally stop growing in height about two years after they start their periods.This is average but there are exceptions.But the growth spurt sto ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necesarily: Girls will normally add 2.5 inches (5cm) after their first menses. This is the average growth rate for most over a 1 year time frame.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes but: It would be extremely early unless your periods last more than 8 days.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Your growth is complete since you've completed puberty.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Generally, a girl can expect 2.5 inches of additional linear growth after first menses. Usually this comes in the year following the first cycle. It s ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not a chance : Everything your read about Taylor Swift on the internet is not fact! You are correct, girls growth slows after your period stops then ceases in that ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Staley
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Although unlikely, it is possible to get pregnant at anytime during your cycle.

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