A 17-year-old female asked:
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are there hgh supplements or sprays for people after puberty that exceeds genes to increase height ? im desperate to grow past 5'1 at 17

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: At 17 most females have finished linear growth and their growth centers will close. If you entered puberty along with your age group you are likely done and no supplements will do anything for you. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be studied for bone maturity. If more like a 14 year old you would have growth potential, if consistent with 17 you are done.
Answered on Jan 14, 2014

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