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is it possible to get taller after age 16 for girls after puberty and bone fusion?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Any further linear growth potential after age 16 in postpubertal girl is minimal, less than 1/2 in.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: After growth plate fusion there is no significant growth potential left.
Answered on Oct 15, 2015
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