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stretch marks but no growth spurt

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Neither one: There is no association at all between stretch marks and growth spurt.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Of course not: Being 190 pounds is definitely not stunted in weight. A height of 5' 8" is average to above average. One can see his primary care doctor to have the s ... Read More
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No, but: You haven't stunted your growth, but you've unfortunately increased it in the horizontal direction. Investigate proper diet and exercise.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Be careful: I am not aware of any cream, lotion or other topical preparation that will remove stretch marks.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Skin tension: You have grown the muscles at a rate that the skin could not keep up with thus becomes lets say over stretched and damaged. There is no nutrient to pr ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably so: Breast stretch marks are typically the result of rapid changes in breast size. They probably developed in the past during a more rapid development pha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Common not normal: He has learned that he will be rewarded every time he cries, no matter what time of night. You'll have to practice "tough love" and let him cry durin ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: the best way to know is to take your measure, you can still grow taller for some time after your menses start, but once your long bones close at their ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Growth: At age 44 you will not have a growth spurt as far as height is concerned. That usually stops somewhere in the mid- to late 20's. The "growth spurt" y ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Diet and exercise: There are no easy ways to gain height. If you are truly 37 years old, you have reached your height.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Blank
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Growth spurt: There is nothing to do. It is natural body cycling. If it is very late coming , checking ones nutritional status or if one over exercises.

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