A 18-year-old male asked:
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is it possible for puberty in a male to stop midway through growth? if so can it be resumed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
The basics: Continued growth is possible only when the growth centers themselves are still open. A simple x-ray of the wrist/hand can be assessed for growth centers. If they are open growth (taller) is possible, if not, you are done. The growth centers in males usually close between 16-20.
Answered on May 3, 2019

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