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How do you know if you have stopped growing

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
End of puberty: Normally you will stop growing in height when you have completed puberty.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
X-rays: Have an x-ray taken to see if the growth plates are still open or if they are closed. If open, you still have a chance for growth... If closed, you a... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Do annual check-up: Kids from age 2 to 18 should have annual check-ups. The doctor records annual weight and height increases. To see if growth has stopped, a teen can re... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Xrays: The epiphyseal plates will close when you are done growing; this can be seen on xrays.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, but weight ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active.Noth... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Growth: It is unlikely that you will grow anymore. Embrace yourself for who you are and your height. Although a shorter stature seems as though it may put you... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is likely that you have achieved your adult height. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water d... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Height in a male: You have many years to keep growing!. Especially in men they can keep growing into late teens to early 20s
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Growth: This is not normal. If you are not taking growth hormone supplements you need to see your octor ASAP to rule out a pituitary tumor, a tumor in the gla... Read More
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