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how tall can you grow in a month

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Pediatrician: Tall stature is defined when someone is at least at the 95% for age and gender on pediatric growth charts. A pediatrician plots annual growth points o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep ; and remaining physically active.No ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Relative term: Most use the term tall stature when discussing the height of kids/adults in the top 10% of the population for their respective gender and age. Some li ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Above the 90%: Tall is a subjective number, but most people would agree that two standard deviations above average or above the 90th percentile would be consistered ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Not in US: 5'6" is between the 50-75% in adult height for a woman.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
No, just average: 5'6" is about 1-2 inches above average in the usa for an adult female. In other parts of the world, average height may be higher or lower. Height chan ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
It is: the same as familial tall stature. You likely come from a tall family. Not bad. All the best.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAMAR GUPTA
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Plus... Eye lens laxity causing dislocation and joints being "double-jointed" ? Heart problems at times.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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By adolescence: Hi. The tallness is noticed by adolescence. The height increase only occurs in females with 47, XXX until the growth plates in the long bones fuse (wh ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Simple answer: NO! You are obviously very concerned and I suggest you see your primary doctor soon so that you can more fully understand what might be happening to y ... Read More

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