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I'm 22 year old male. took accutane aged 20 for period of 6 months. did it stunt my height (closure of bone plates) and stunt my penis growth?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unrelated: Linear growth and penile growth are more or less finished by the age of 17 in most males & slowed significantly in others.If you went into puberty about the same time as your friends, it is unlikely that you would grow after 19.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2013

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