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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: I would learn to accept yourself. Height is a gift !

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
When you are: Finished with puberty, your bones will stop growing, and that will be the end of it. Once your bones close the epiphyseal plates, you won't get any ta ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Tall is good: Your body is programed to go to a certain height and then stop. Only by being very ill, starved, or with serious damage to your growth plates would yo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
What is the question: Are you asking that you want to stop growing in height . Why ?,There is nothing that can be done to make you stop growing in height
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Gigantisme: If you are growing too much- more than expected, meaning that your parents are not tall, but you are very tall and continue to grow- your condition ma ... Read More
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A 22-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Growth ctrs close: The average female slows after menses as a final 2.5 inches of linear growth is acquired.Growth centers in the long bones determine the final potentia ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
25: It depends on when they started puberty, however, most of the height growth occurs during the first few years of puberty (around the same time as the ... Read More
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A 46-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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
varies: It all depends on the age of the onset of puberty. Most people stop growing a couple years past puberty but some people continue to grow even into th ... Read More
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