A 36-year-old female asked:
My girl is 11 but when she was 9 she had her period at thattime she was 4 . 5 at present she is 4.11 should she grow in height
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: Growth usually continues for 2 years after menarche or onset of menses. Some girls will grow taller till the age. It will be slower than before. Good Luck.
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Pediatrics 20 years experience
Not significantly...: From what you are describing, it sounds like your daughter has reached her full maturity (tanner stage 5). For females the majority of height is reached before menstruation begins just a small amount of additional height afterwards for a couple of years. She should be seen by her physician who can order a bone age xray to confirm. if she has reached physical maturity then she won't get taller
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Last updated Aug 4, 2014
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