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Dr. Terry Brenneman
45 years experience Pediatrics
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Sex assigned: Please see this website. Boys and girls are plotted on different charts: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Gymnastic: yes. It can. Repeated injuries to the growth plates make gymnists at risk of stunting their growth, especially if all the injuries occur before growth ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Possibly if your child is training too hard. At the Olympic level, training is such that these girls have delayed puberty, very low body fat and redu ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Height: height in 11 year old depends on many factors, including genetics, family, diet, presence of diseases like hypothyroidism. Measure serial height since ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Stenberg
37 years experience Pediatrics
No: Participating in gymnastics will not limit your child's height.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
37 years experience Pediatrics
None: Typically a child's adult height will be somewhere between those of his parents.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
24 years experience Pediatrics
Height calculations: Step 1: add parents' height in inches. Step 2: if child is male, add 5 inches to total from step 1. If child is female, subtract 5 inches from total f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Get online: Go to the cdc website & you can go through the statistics page & select growth charts. That link brings you to various growth charts for different age ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Growth rate: Height velocity varies with age , caloric intake, hormone levels, and absence or presence of disease. Your pediatrician can plot a growth velocity fo ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Well, how much? : That may happen, and some or most of it may be genetic. If dad is 5' 6", 200 lbs, the simple fact is that your child's weight percentile may always be ... Read More

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