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A 16-year-old female asked:

I am very short. is there any hormones or patches or shots i can get to increase my height. i'm 16 and only 4' 10"?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Growing pains: You are still very young. You will probably have your growth spurt soon. Unless your growth is abnormally slow (your pediatrician will know this) there is no medical magic pills to take to make you grow.

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