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Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Use with caution...: ...As the simple number spit out by these calculators only tells a small piece of the story. But here's one link: http://growthcalc.Chip.Org/growthcalc. ...Read more

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Are height calculators really "accurate"?

Are height calculators really "accurate"?

Scales and: rulers are really accurate. Direct measurement with visual confirmation is really accurate. ...Read more

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Sir I am 19 year old boy and am 5 ' 8" inches tall ..can I increase my height 3- 4 inches taller average height calculator showd me 174cm is itposble?

Depends on genetics : Your adult height is largely determined by genetic factors. Take the average of your parents heights and add two inches since you are a boy. You should genetically end up here, plus or minus two inches. If you fall below that threshold, see an endocrine doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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If my son is age 12 but has a bone age of one year behind (taken about 5 years ago) would I use age 11 in one of the height calculators?

If my son is age 12 but has a bone age of one year behind (taken about 5 years ago) would I use age 11 in one of the height calculators?

Not necessarily: A bone age of 1 year behind from 5 years ago could very well have changed by now--could be that the bone age has caught up and now he is a bone age of 12, not 11. Or maybe his bone age is even ahead and he is 13, not 12. You should use his chronological age, 12. And if you are still worried about his height, go see an endocrinologist and have another bone age and workup done. ...Read more

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How do I figure out how tall a teen will be? Is there an online calculator or app?

How do I figure out how tall a teen will be? Is there an online calculator or app?

Simple math: Take the average parent height and add 2.5 inches for a male, subtract 2.5 inches for female. This is usually good within an inch. Variations do occur. ...Read more

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What is the difference in GFR calculators? Some tell me my egfr is 59 and some tell me its 62?

Difference in GFR: The answer to you question is that the GFR calculators give an estimated, not an actual, gfr. The calculation used to estimate the GFR is based on a person's age, sex, race, height and weight. The difference in your estimated GFR levels is about 5%, perhaps your weight was different. The only way to know what your real GFR is is to have a doctor order a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance. ...Read more

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