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A 23-year-old female asked:

i started my periods at age 11 im 4,8 in height my mother is 5,8 and my father 6,1 how did i get this short as an adult?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Height: You might have been born premature or had a seious illness in your early childhood. It is slso possible that there may have been children in your family tree.

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Last updated Oct 22, 2016

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