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A 16-year-old female asked:

Sir, i m 16 yrs old n have a height growth issue. though it is genetic as my father is also not much tall but i want some medical advice.. pls help?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confusing post: If your question is what to expect in your final height, both parents have input. A female is expected to reach the average of both parents height less 2.5 inch. A male the average plus 2.5 in. This can go an inch or so either way, but that is the basics.
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