A 18-year-old male asked:
if a 14 year old boy has chest hair and has noticeable facial hair one day after shaving and is 5'11 parents 5'6 and 6'3 how much taller will he be?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: By mid parental height he should reach 72" and stop, however if the growth centers in his long bones remain open he may grow taller. Most males stop growing about 16-17 and grow a little over about 2 inches/yr. A growth center study of the bones in his wrist/hand would allow a better estimate of when growth will stop.
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Last updated Jun 16, 2015
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