A 21-year-old male asked:
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regarding height..my height is 5'8, wt 181lbs and i am gonna be 22 yrs old.i want to increase my height.. any way i can increase my height?please help

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Growing up: Nope. You are done growing.
Answered on Mar 3, 2014
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