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height of boys increase till which age

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most are done at 18: Height continues until the growth centers of the long bones close under the influence of hormones. This is at 17-18 for most males.A few will continue ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
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
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growt ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
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
35 years experience Pediatrics
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on ... Read More

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