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A 20-year-old male asked:

when does the spine growth stop on males and females? some say 20, some 25. which is the correct answer ?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 16 years experience
It typically varies : From patient to patient. Females approximately at age 14 years (give or take a year or two); in males approximately age 16 years (give or take a year or two).Guys typically hit their growth spurt later than females.

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