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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
ADHD & Autism 37 years experience
Short Stature: Short for your age we use cdc calculator: cdc height for age percentiles for girls (2 to 20 years) age /height to get z score , your is -16 (shor... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Possibly: Some types of dwarfism are genetic and range from a dominant trait to a random one. The odds depend on the type of dwarfism. Consult with a specialist... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 43 years experience
Societal definition: Dwarf in medicine is considered a politically incorrect term, in terms of definition it use to define short people who are proportionate ( meaning the... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Dwarfish is: associated w about 200 medical conditions. One criteria for dwarfism is an adult height of less than 5 feet 10 inches
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Several short types: The commonly seen form of achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant form of short limb dwarfism. 80% are new mutations but it can be passed parent to ch... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Little people have : short stature, usually < 58 " as adults. A variety of genetic conditions cause dwarfism, characterterized by disproportionate body proportions, ske... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Health issues: Your biggest issue woild be pregnancy. You would be high risk and your breathing might be comprimised.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Yes: Internal organs are proportionately in same relative position as normal sized patients.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Achondroplasia is : the most common form of dwarfism, but there are over 200 types, so you need to specify which type. For A.D., the uterus can be normal size but its pl... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes.: Quinacrine and other antihelminthic drugs work when used appropriately.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
Clinical Genetics 25 years experience
Yes: In most types of dwarfism, there are no reproductive issues and there is no impact on fertility. However, due to the anatomy, it is advised to have g... Read More
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