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A 19-year-old male asked:

What is the age males stop growing in height...around when?

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Dr. Faysal Saab
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 10 years experience
Average age 18: But range can vary +/- a couple years.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on variables: Skeletal maturity determines the duration of linear growth. If the bone maturity is ahead of a persons age, they finish growing sooner. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for open growth centers. If they are closed you are finished growing taller.Most males are done at 17-18, a few with delayed bone maturity continue to grow slightly.

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When do males stop growing in height?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on variables: Skeletal maturity determines the duration of linear growth. If the bone maturity is ahead of a persons age, they finish growing sooner. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for open growth centers. If they are closed you are finished growing taller.Most males are done at 17-18, a few with delayed bone maturity continue to grow slightly.

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