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A 16-year-old male asked:

I am a 16 year old boy and 5 foot 11 in tall. my mom is 5 foot 7 and dad is 6 foot 4, i'm wondering if there is any chance that i will keep growing?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Possibly: If we project your final height based on where you are now on a regular growth chart, you should pick up another inch.If projected by genetics alone you could make it to 6'2".It all depends on growth centers.An x-ray of your wrist and hand could be analysed to see how much time you have to grow.
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