A 39-year-old member asked:
When is it too late to take hgh injections, such as humatrope, (human growth hormone) to grow in height?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
Fused growth centers: After the growth centers of your long bones fuse, you cannot grow taller. This generally occurs around 16 in girls and 17-18 in boys.
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