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Abnormal Growth In Nose
Slow hair growth: Best treatment would be vaniqa cream.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can abnormal TSH or estrogen levels make an adult female grow taller (in 30s)? Would abnormal excessive growth hormones be the cause of that to occur
No: Linear growth is controlled by growth centers in the long bones and vertebrae, Once they close after puberty, one does not grow taller. Estrogen actually signals the growth centers to close. Growth hormones in excess can increase bone thickening and organ density/size, but will nor make a mature adult grow taller. Sylvester Stallone would be a seven footer if it did. ...Read more
Have noticed a marked slowdown in the rate of my facial hair growth. Is this a normal part of aging?
NO: You are still thirty three years young, this is definitely not part of "aging" your age, please see your doctor for a more thorough assessment. ...Read more
Need to see Dr: Either otolaryngologist or dermatologist. This may be a basal cell skin cancer which if untreated, will continue to grow. This is a cancer that can be eliminated by simple excision & thus considered almost benign. It never metastacises. Major cause is exposure to sun. Good luck. ...Read more
Testosterone: Excess facial hair in women is defined by the presence of coarse, dark hair on the lip, chin, chest and sideburn area. It is the result of higher levels of the hormone dihydrotestosterone, a precursor to testosterone. Some levels of testosterone are normal in women, responsible for thick beautiful hair and eyelash growth. Estrogen and testosterone act together to provide normal hormonal balance. ...Read more
Can masturbation/ejaculation in puberty cause the early closing of growth plates, therefore affecting final height of male?
Long bones: The primary centers are your long bones, including the upper and lower legs.The vertebrae also play a part, but their growth is not as visible.The bones in your wrist and hand also have growth plates and are often used as a gauge for how growth is progressing. Once the growth plated in your hands have closed, it correlates with those in your long bones finishing also. ...Read more
No: two-thirds of the existing in vitro studies have reported some degree of increased chromosomal breakage following exposure to illicit or pure lsd. With one exception, these changes were observed with concentrations of lsd and durations of exposure that far exceeded the dosages commonly used in humans. In none of the studies was there a clear dosage-response relationship. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HGH never stops: Once you have full hair on your chest, it's likely vertical growth has or will soon stop. It's actually estrogen rather than testosterone that closes your epiphyses. 95% of good looks for a guy is physical fitness, and a shorter man can be funnier and wiser without being so intimidating. Your muscular development and leanness are completely under your control. Best wishes. ...Read more
Read a post that height growth in late 30s could be caused by growth plates never closing. What would cause rare occurrence of plates never closing?
Highly unlikely : Growth plates in both males and females should be fully closed in late teenage years at latest. Age 30+ is a big stretch. No pun intended ...Read more
Would either Marfans or hypothyroidism & its meds keep an adult's growth plates from closing normally thus resulting in added growth well into 30s/40s?
Probably not: With diagnoses like Marfans and hypothyroid, you need an excellent doctor. If you are truly gaining height at this age it is VERY unusual. One condition causing this is pituitary secretion of growth hormone, but rarely growth hormone may be produced elsewhere. See a specialist in Endocrine disorders, possibly at a University/ Med School ASAP. Be well! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it does: And that's why you start having voice changes. ...Read more
Poor oxygen/nutrient: Thalessemia major is a genetric disorder which can and typically cause significant /severe anmia. The normal blood is essential to carry oxygen and nutrients to all organs/body tissues. A child with severe anemia will likely experience stunned growth/pubertal development because of pooor oxygen/nutrients needed for propper growth/development. Many have shortened lifespan. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
What the most danger cause for tiny amount of nose bleeds in both nostrils when blowing nose, in 40 years old women?
Atrophic rhinitis: Assuming that you are not using nasal steroid aimed at the center of the nose , Afrin -like nasal spray, or cocaine. the most likely cause is dryness . You may try a nasagel spray to keep the nose moist especially on dry and windy days. If problem persists, consult ENTor allergist to check for allergies, sinusitis etc. I also assume that you have no unusual amount of bruising. ...Read more
Growth: I would ad vise you to see your doctor to get a definitive dignosis ...Read more
After the long bones growth plates fuse, could the spinal growth plates be open still? and if not, can the the spine discs increase in thickness?
Yes & no: Growth plates may remain open but the disk spaces will not increase. ...Read more