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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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You're likely done: Boys are typically done growing by the time of their later teen years. If you're a shaving male you are likely well past growth because your growth pl ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: At 20 most likely you stopped growing.Except through risky and expensive surgical intervention
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Sorry, there is no magic diet or drug that is going to increase your height 3-4 inches especially since your are near the end of your growth spurt.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to happen: By 18 most males are at the end of their linear growth ; their growth centers are closing.An x-ray of the left wrist and hand can be arranged and will ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Height: Nope. You are done growing.
A male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 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
34 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You are likely done: If you entered puberty the same time as your friends and your bone maturity is that of a 19 yo there is little you can do to increase your height.A si ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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 25, the growth centers have closed and you are done. ... Read More

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