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A male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sorry: If you are finished with puberty, your height is what it is meant to be. It is as much part of you as anything else about your body. Learn to embrace ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not going to happen: The peak growth rate for humans is about 4-5 in over a year (steady growth).You don't list your age, but if you entered puberty at same time as your f ... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The most postive: thing you can do is work on loving yourself at whatever height you are now. Superficial things like that do no bring lasting psychological or spiritu ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on bone age: The potential growth depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open grow ... Read More
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not possible: Except in rare cases of very delayed puberty, growth is complete in men by the time they reach 18 or 19 as growth plates have closed. There are no ex ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Height at 24: There is no medicine that is going to increase your height at age 24.
Dr. Piers Blackett
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
No: The growth centers in the bones have fused so that no more growth is possible.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
No such thing: There is no such medicine. You are done growing. Your bones cannot grow any longer.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Too late: By age 21 years it is too late to use hormones to increase your height because your growth plates on your long bones are closed. The only thing that ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
None: First, everything has side effects. Second, there is no medication known that will increase the height in an adult.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
None: First, everything has side effects. Second, there is no medication known that will increase the height in an adult.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Depending on the status of your bone maturity you may have more growth possible or may be done growing. An x-ray of your left hand and wrist can be an ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Platform shoes: The growth centers of most males will close by age 18 although a few will grow a little longer.By 20, the growth centers have closed and you are done. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growt ... Read More
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