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A 16-year-old male asked:

Iam 16.5 years boy and my height is 5'4 ..if my bone plates are not fused then can my height grow with treatment?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Some: Correct that you may grow some more if growth plates not fused, and if receive treatment. But also check family heights--if they are all about 5'4", then don't expect to become a basketball player. Might gain a few inches with treatment.
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