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A 44-year-old member asked:

Adult height is 5'7. if i took human growth hormones, how much taller would i be?

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Dr. Aaron Neinstein
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
No taller: At age 44, taking hgh (human growth hormone) will not make you any taller. Once your growth plates, or epiphyseal plates, have fused (closed), you cannot grow any taller.
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