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I understand that once growth plate closed thr is no room for linear growth ,any therapy like gh can increase bone thickness ?

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Dr. Alvin Lin answered

Specializes in Geriatrics

While there are many uses for growth hormone, increasing bone thickness is not one of them. Check out http://www.drugs.com/cdi/norditropin-nordiflex.html for an example of prescription only GH. Don't take if you don't need it (not a do-it-yourself project) as may cause acromegaly (info = http://goo.gl/az2thj; images = https://goo.gl/P2G5Rt).

Answered May 10, 2015

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