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A 41-year-old female asked:

can growth in height restart in adults? my height held steady at the same height for 10 years. could it suddenly increase after all that time?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No: Once you go through puberty and the growth plates in your bones fuse (typically by age 16 in girls), you cannot grow any taller. Maybe you are measuring your height more accurately now than you did previously.

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