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Maximum age of height growing for a male

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A man's height: If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Height: If you've completed puberty you aren't likely to grow taller. Girls complete puberty by ages 15 to 17 & for boys it is by ages 16 to 17. However, if ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Any growth last yr.?: If no growth at all in the past year, then growth has finished. Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional proble ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faysal Saab
9 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Average age 18: But range can vary +/- a couple years.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Normal growth: At 18, you might grow a hair more, but your growth plates are liked closed already precluding your growing taller. Stand up straight, practice good p ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics determine: Height, if you are 17 there is still a chance you may grow in height if your growth plates have not sealed over.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Height: 17-21 years by 21 epiphseal closure and no further growth.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on family: 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Height: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person en ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Most males stop growing taller by around age 18 and for most girls it is around 16 to 17 years old. However, this varies – especially if the person en ... Read More

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