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What age do you stop growing

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Wide range: Anywhere from age 12-22.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
17 or 18: when their long bones "ends" close and stop growing, boys stop getting taller and that would be the end of their adolescence, good luck
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
17: By age 17 - most boys will not grow any longer- Of course there are exceptions to every rule. If this is a concern, have a visit with the pediatrician ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience Pediatrics
Varies a lot: Boys usually stop growing after their initial growth spurt where you grow the fastest. This is different depending on when you started growing and als ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: Most females stop growing 2-3 years after they start having their menstrual periods. Most men stop growing between ages 18 and 21, though they general ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Puberty: Humans generally stop growing vertically after completion of puberty. Many, however, continue to grow horizontally throughout their lives due to overe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
It depends: Everyone generally ages at a similar rate until they reach their late twenties or mid-thirties. Unless you've inherited a rare genetic disorder or hav ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Growing pains...: generally strike during two periods: in early childhood among 3- to 5-year-olds and, later, in 8- to 12-year-olds. This is a helpful link that goes ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
14 years: For the average girl, but it depends on the start of puberty. For early maturers as early as 9yrs, for late maturers as late as 18 yrs. It is not on ... Read More

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