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A 21-year-old female asked:

hello, i am 21 years old indian girl, my height is 5 feet 1.5 inch and am skinny that is i weigh 40kgs , so my question is can i increase an inch or 2?

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Dr. Katherine Caldwell
General Practice 17 years experience
You stopped growing: Sorry, HadeelA, but at 21 years old, you have surely stopped growing any taller. Usually, girls stop getting taller when their periods start, some time in their teens. For your height, "normal weight" starts at around 45 kilos, so you are a bit underweight.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

I am an indian girl 21yrs...my height is 5'0.5 feet and plates have fused...i want to increase my height 2 inches....is there any way?

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Impossible: No. That would be impossible.
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A 27-year-old female asked:

I am 4 foot and 8 inches girl and i am 25 years old i want to know i want to increase my height?

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Height: Unfortunately, after puberty the bone growth plates close, and there is very limited potential for future height growth.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

Sir I'm 20 year old Pakistani girl my height is 4 feet and 10 inches how can I increase my height is there any possibility to do so please help me?

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See below: If you have had your period for about three years, there is little possibility you will continue to grow because menses occurs at the end of the adolescent growth spurt.

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