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A 16-year-old male asked:

I am 17 years old!im doing body transformation!..im eating healthy foods and supplements !.my height is 5.8 my dad's height is 5.10 and mothers is 5.3?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Your question is ???: Your projected genetic height given your parents height is 5'9". (m+d/2+2.5 in) if your growth centers remain open you can expect more growth, but not much more. If you entered puberty at the same time as your friends you are likely done as most growth centers close at 17 in males.An x-ray of your wrist and hand could see if more growth was possible.
Last updated Feb 6, 2014


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