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how do you know if your having a growth spurt

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: In order to answer this properly, please re-post and let us know how old you are (or your child is, if you're asking for your child).

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
A growth spurt: is an increase in the rate of height growth from baseline. Most children from age 5 on will grow between 2-2.5 inches a year, often gaining a little m ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Your basic data lists your age at 50, so for you any linear growth is done.If asking for someone else, we know by doing serial measurements. An increa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Increase in height: Body during growth spurt for both boys and girls, exhibit significant changes. Height, weight and fat distribution changes are different in boys and g ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Most of the time...: ...When they grow out of clothes faster than you can buy them. Normal linear growth after 2 years of age is around 2 inches a year; if it starts goin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Although you may be nearing the end of your "growth phase," if the bone end plates have not completely formed, you may have some growth potential rema ... Read More
A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Growth in girls usually slows after periods start and usually stops about a year after menses begin. At 19 you have certainly fused your growth plate ... Read More
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A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not specific: Ankle soreness is more often related to physical activities than growth. Most females will grow 2.5 inches after their first cycle, and most of that i ... Read More
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A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not a growth spurt: you should see your doctor. this could be a sign of disc disease, guillain-barre, or spinal cord impingement. Most growth occurs before girls get the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Average: I think the average growth thru puberty is 9-10 inches.

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