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till what age do girls grow in height

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
16 years for most: Most girls, not all, stop growing by about 16 years. It is more accurate to go by the age of her first period. They almost always stop growing by 3 ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Most girls will be done at 16 but some finish later depending on the status of their growth centers. If open, they can grow more (xrays can verify) in ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Grouth plates open?: Growing bones have plates of new growth located just before the bone ends. These growth plates have less density than bone & show up on xray as a dark ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
About 18: About 18.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others. For ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Before puberty: Largest growth spurt is usually just before & during early stages of puberty. Babies go through numerous growth sputrs during first year-of-life. Girl ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No,no: At fourteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special work ... Read More
A 16-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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