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A 35-year-old female asked:

Are there rare instances (not acromegaly)where adults stopped growing in early 20s but started growing taller again sev inches 15 yrs later?poss cause

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
That does not happen: That does not happen in real life, meaning a middle-aged adult does not grow taller if having excess growth hormone. She will get acromegaly instead of growing taller. Of course, there may be stories of middle-aged adults growing taller on the internet, but that's the internet world.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Dr. Kwok is correct. This is internet baloney.
Jul 4, 2017
Last updated Jul 7, 2017


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