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How much do you grow after you start your period

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Expect 2.5 inches: Most will grow another 2.5 inches (5 cm) after the first cycle. Some a bit more or less, but the hormonal events bringing on menses begin signiling th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Usu. about 2 inches: Once a young lady has had her first menstrual cycle, the typical girl has about 2 more inches to grow. However, your pediatrician could plot out her g ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience in Pediatrics
More info: Depends on how old you are now. You will only grow as much as your genetics allows. Speak to your doctor and ask for a bone age x-ray to compare to ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Well , some : Females have fluid retention during their period. It could cause the breasts to become swollen. But the fluid will decrease later. So it is not a pe ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Be patient.: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it w ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Your growth is complete since you've completed puberty.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
no: Most will grow an additional 2.5 inches (5 centimeters) after menses starts.Some may grow a little more. Menses does mark the beginning of the hormona ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Hard to say: Generally, a girl can expect 2.5 inches of additional linear growth after first menses. Usually this comes in the year following the first cycle. It s ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Growth: Once your period begins you have reached 90 percent of your adult height. Nothing will help you grow taller, but proper diet and sleep will help

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