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Height of boys increase till which age

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have limited potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but we... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
Adult height: With puberty there is a hormone surge (testosterone-boys, estrogen-girls) and this causes a growth spurt, but also closes off the growth plates, which... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on bone age: The additional height anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Unlikely : If you entered puberty the same time as your friends ; your bone maturity is 18 yo or older there is little you can do to increase your height.A singl... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth o... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 37 years experience
16 years for most: Most girls, not all, stop growing by about 16 years. It is more accurate to go by the age of her first period. They almost always stop growing by 3 ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No more growth: You need to come to terms with the fact that you are not going to grow anymore. At 18 , if you get maybe another 1/2 inch of growth, i'd be surprised.... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Varies: Most girls will be done at 16 but some finish later depending on the status of their growth centers. If open, they can grow more (xrays can verify) in... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
You cannot: As a 20 year old male, your growth is likely done and your bones growth plates closed. There are no supplements or hormones you could take that are g... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Not possible: By age 26 you are well past the point of any additional height. Males usually reach their adult height in the late teenage years.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Can't : There's no way to grow taller at your age. Sorry.