Spirit Lake, IA
A 49-year-old female asked:
If i used hgh, assuming that some growth plates are open but some are closed, could i grow disproportionatey?could one leg grow longe than the other?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
In theory : It's possible theoretically but unlikely. Overall growth plates tend to fuse in synchrony - as in at the same time - which is why children who have a real need for growth hormone tend to do fine.
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Last updated Jun 27, 2014
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