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height of girls increase till which age

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

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to help: At 21 your growth centers have likely closed so don't expect to grow taller.If you want to know for sure an x-ray of your wrist & hand can be analyse ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Height is genetically determined, so chances are you will also be on the short side. A girl's growth can continue to 18-21 years of age
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A 31-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. For ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
About 18: About 18.
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A 53-year-old male 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. For ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not usually: Most adult bones fuse and finish growth by age 18.
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