U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A female asked:

What normal or rare pituitary issues would cause 38 yo to grow taller--something other than acromegaly? doctor visits, research coming up emptyhanded.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Taller: I have been an Endocrinologist since 1974 (still active) and have never seen any information causing you to grow taller at your age. That said, if you truly think you are growing taller please see an Endocrinologist. Please let me know what develops.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 26, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.