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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Nature controls that: There is rarely any growth after age 18 or 19 years. Most people reach their maximum height before that age. Without nutritional problems or chronic c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Height: Unfortunately not much you can do as it's genetics that determine height
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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
24 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
You can't: Sorry to say, but you can not improve your height. Especially not after the growth centers close, which is usually by age 18-20. Children with true ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Exercise, eat, sleep: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on ge ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Height: At the age of 18, a height of 62 inches is very short if you are a male. For a female, it's at the 15th percentile which is between average and lowes ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on maturity: Most boys start puberty at 12 and have fairly mature bodies by the age of 16-17, at which height growth stops. If you still have immature genitals, e ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Underweight: First consider a thoroght physical exam to make sure there are no medical reasons for you being underweight.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
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Wow.......: 1) call your gynecologist........2) call your endocrinologist ... 3)take a typing class.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
BMI questions: based on your height and weight your BMI is 18.7 placing you at the very low end of "ideal weight" http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/los ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Growth: Your growth in part is controlled by the genes you inherited from your parents. At your age you have probably reached your adult levels of height. Smo ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Done Growing: I am always surprised that anyone of your age asks this question. But, it comes daily. You are done growing at 24. You will not get any more height.

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