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when do males stop growing

A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Skeletal maturity determines the duration of linear growth. If the bone maturity is ahead of a persons age, they finish growing sooner. An x-ray of yo ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Around 17: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18 & the growth centers of the long bones have closed.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
22: Generally the rib cage stops growing just prior to the clavicle...Clavicle ossifies at 24/25...And rib cage about 22/23.
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Unfortunately, done getting taller after bone ends are closed in late teens, good luck
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Alvey
26 years experience Pediatrics
No exercise or food: There are not any exercise or foods that will stop your growth. There are medications that can prematurely fuse the growth plates, but the side effec ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Usully age 15-18: Varries by genetics. Once your growth plates seal over you stop growing.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Growth: Yes they do.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on : When you complete puberty. If you entered puberty late then you have potential growth until a later age.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Around 18 ... : Physical growth manifests its fastest pace during the first yr of life, and later, progressively slows down to a halt after marching into adulthood - ... Read More

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