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loss of height at 20 years old is that possible

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Unless the person has a debilitating bone disease, it is very unlikely. Most likely is that person was measured inaccurately or with different method ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: Height is genetically preset , very little alteration one can do with diet, exercise , and environment
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
See a doctor: Loss of height in an 18Y.O. Is not likely.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Loss of height.: This means to get shorter. For example, older individuals with osteoporosis can lose height via vertebral compression fractures.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: A bone age of 1 year behind from 5 years ago could very well have changed by now--could be that the bone age has caught up and now he is a bone age of ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Delayed puberty?: It is most important to determine the cause of this difference between bone age and chronological age. This suggests delayed puberty. Are you having m ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on things: Like how much muscle she has. Roughly 122 pounds low end, 149 high end & 135 spot on. However, if she is particularly muscular may be more. Take care ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Height: Height is genetically determined, so chances are you will also be on the short side. A girl's growth can continue to 18-21 years of age
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Bmi 18-25: There is no ideal weight. A lot depends on your body frame and muscle mass. The more muscle, the more you will weigh. A normal bmi (body mass index) ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
?: Dehydration acutely would not cause loss of height. I wouldn't expect a 24 year old could gain height in any circumstance.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Till bones fuse: Usually around age 18.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: At 20 years of age, the growth plates of your bones--which allow for growth--are most likely closed. Further growth will be most unlikely.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Frontotemporal dementia is a progressive disease so you can expect the symptoms getting worse. Gaining weight is quite common and sleeping more does n ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
95-105 pounds: A teen girl at 5 feet tall is usually 95-105 pounds, plus 10 pounds or minus 5 pounds. Divide pounds by 2.2 to convert to kilos.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Premature menopause: GET A FULL EVALUATION. I have several patients with premature ovarian aging who have children with the help of a donor egg ,
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Hmmm...: Hi. Your profile says you're 41 and you say you're 20. Not that I doubt you, but that's a hefty difference!Correct age and gender are important, as ar ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not.: Binge drinking would not be a safe activity for either brain.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Ideal 120 lbs: With a healthy weight range of 108 to 134 lbs.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth o ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
That's enough: Meralgia is associated with increased weight, but just as frequently is associated with normal weight.
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Dr. Sreemdevi Ramakrishnan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Child growth : The average weight and height of a child can be discerned from the CDC growth chart for girls and boys . The average values are the ones around the 5 ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Dr. MARK LONG answered
25 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Allergies happen when your bodies immune system become "sensitized" to something "x" and develop antibodies to it. Over time your child has multiple ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Very unlikely: Your growth plates are most likely closed (and have been for some time). You therefore are unlikely to be able to grow any taller taking growth hormo ... Read More
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