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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on ge ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Done Growing: You are done growing. There are no pills or injections that will cause you to grow any more.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chance ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not at 18 yrs: There are no such injections for an 18 yo unless they are shown to be a hormone deficient patient that has not gone through puberty.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are no diets, supplements, stretches or other ways to increase your height at age 21. When the growth centers in your bones close after puberty ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Calcium doesn't help: to increase your height, 5'10" is very reasonable, ultimate height depends on many factors, the most common of which is constitutional: your natural b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: It is difficult to say if your height will increase. Usually late in adolescence (16-18) development is usually nearing completion. Perhaps you migh ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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You're likely done: Boys are typically done growing by the time of their later teen years. If you're a shaving male you are likely well past growth because your growth pl ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You might still: grow a little - but it is likely that you have undergone most of your potential growth (unless you entered puberty late). Our height is largely determ ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Most women are limited to 2.5 inches of additional height after menses. The hormones that trigger menses signal the growth centers to finalize and clo ... Read More

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