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how much do most girls grow after they have started their period?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Menses + 2.5inches: The process is a bit variable but most girls will get about 2.5 inches (5cm) taller after their first menses. Some get there quicker than others.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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