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

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

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. ...Read more

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Apparently I'm pretty much done growing since I got my period at age 10, but is it possible for me to grow two more inches, and if so, what can I do?

Apparently I'm pretty much done growing since I got my period at age 10, but is it possible for me to grow two more inches, and if so, what can I do?

More info: Depends on how old you are now. You will only grow as much as your genetics allows. Speak to your doctor and ask for a bone age x-ray to compare to your chronological age. Possible use of growth hormone if indicated, but ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Do your boobs grow when you are on your period?

Do your boobs grow when you are on your period?

Well , some : Females have fluid retention during their period. It could cause the breasts to become swollen. But the fluid will decrease later. So it is not a permanent change. ...Read more

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How much taller will a girl grow after her first period?

Expect 2.5 inches: Most will grow another 2.5 inches (5 cm) after the first cycle. Some a bit more or less, but the hormonal events bringing on menses begin signiling the growth plates to close, which ends linear growth. ...Read more

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How much taller will a girl grow after she starts her period?

How much taller will a girl grow after she starts her period?

Expect 2.5 inches: Most will grow another 2.5 inches (5 cm) after the first cycle. Some a bit more or less, but the hormonal events bringing on menses begin signiling the growth plates to close, which ends linear growth. ...Read more

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How could i make my first period come faster and make my boobs grow faster?

How could i make my first period come faster and make my boobs grow faster?

Be patient.: Breast size is likely to ^ w puberty, pregnancy & possibly prior to your period. You can build up chest muscles w exercise & weight lifting but it will not ^ the amt. Of fatty tissue. There are no pills, herbs or machines that will ^ breast size. Breast augmentation is surgical enlargement. A padded bra will ^ appearance of volume. A supportive, well fitting bra can also enhance appearance. ...Read more

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Does girls still grow 2 years after getting their period?

Does girls still grow 2 years after getting their period?

Hard to say: Generally, a girl can expect 2.5 inches of additional linear growth after first menses. Usually this comes in the year following the first cycle. It slows considerably and stops as the hormonal effect regulating menses continues.In theory one could grow slowly for a while longer but not much. ...Read more

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How can I grow taller arteri start period along time ago?

How can I grow taller arteri start period along time ago?

Growth: Once your period begins you have reached 90 percent of your adult height. Nothing will help you grow taller, but proper diet and sleep will help ...Read more

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How can I grow taller at age 14 and start period along time ago?

How can I grow taller at age 14 and start period along time ago?

Maybe,maybe not : Women will generally grow 2.5 inches or 5 cm after their first period. The hormones that signal your development and trigger menses also tell the growth centers in your bones to start closing.After closure, you are done.An xray of your wrist and hand can be evaluated for open growth centers and if present you can grow taller if not, you are done. ...Read more

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My friend got her period when she was 12 & its been 2 years & she hasnt grown . She is currently 4'11 . Will she continue to grow ?

Growth and menses: Growth in girls is related to the onset of menses with the growth spurt occuring before the menarche or beginning of menses. It is thought that after two years, the growth plates close and further increase in height will not occur. There are many things that affect growth including thyroid function, nutrition.or chronic illness that can change the rate of growth. ...Read more

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I got my first period when i was 11 years old, i am now 16 and 5'6", will i grow anymore in height? Are there any ways to make myself taller?

I got my first period when i was 11 years old, i am now 16 and 5'6", will i grow anymore in height? Are there any ways to make myself taller?

Growth last year?: If there was growth last year, may still grow some this year (must check the doctor's growth chart to know). Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's little one can do to change height. ...Read more

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My cousin is 14 years old and she's around about 154-156cm tall . Her period started when she was 12. Is it possible for her to still grow?

My cousin is 14  years old and she's around about  154-156cm tall . Her period started when she was 12. Is it possible for her to still grow?

Yes: Definitely. The determinants for height are all in the bones. If she maintains good nutrition and exercise and doesn't have other health problems she may likely continue to have advances in height. Menarche at 12 is also normal. An x-ray would show how much growth is left in her bones. ...Read more

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Read Taylor swift is still growing taller @ 25. Thought girls didn't grow that late. What causes that & could I still grow after 25 if got period @ 13?

Read Taylor swift is still growing taller @ 25. Thought girls didn't grow that late. What causes that & could I still grow after 25 if got period @ 13?

Not a chance : Everything your read about Taylor Swift on the internet is not fact! You are correct, girls growth slows after your period stops then ceases in that following year. ...Read more

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How big do boobs grow after first period?

How big do boobs grow after first period?

Hormones: Your body prepares to carry a child with each period.Many hormones are acting on your body each cycle to prepare for that implantation.It is a very wonderful and very complex cycle of events. ...Read more

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What ?Makes your breasts grow bigger during your period?

What ?Makes your breasts grow bigger during your period?

Hormones: Your body prepares to carry a child with each period.Many hormones are acting on your body each cycle to prepare for that implantation.It is a very wonderful and very complex cycle of events. ...Read more

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Can massaging your breasts promote them to grow? If so, how much over a period of time?

Can massaging your breasts promote them to grow? If so, how much over a period of time?

No: Breast size is dependent on a number of factors including genetics and different hormones, including estrogen. Massage does not increase breast size. ...Read more

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Will my boobs grow after i get my period?

Will my boobs grow after i get my period?

Yes, quite often : They do. The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. ...Read more

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Am ttc all my tests r ok, what should be the reason that my follicles r not grow properly? It is 15mm on 21st day of period.

Am ttc all my tests r ok, what should be the reason that my follicles r not grow properly? It is 15mm on 21st day of period.

You may: Have had more than one follicle, it may be a normal corpus luteum cyst. What matters is if you ovulated which can be tested with an ovulation predictor kit. Make sure you are going through your process with the least amount of scans and expense. A blood Progesterone in the second half of the cycle can also tell if u ovulated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it true that girl don't grow after they got period?

Is it true that girl don't grow after they got period?

no: Most will grow an additional 2.5 inches (5 centimeters) after menses starts.Some may grow a little more. Menses does mark the beginning of the hormonal influence that causes the growth centers to close. ...Read more

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Can you still grow taller after your period? If you can, for how many years after?

Can you still grow taller after your period? If you can, for how many years after?

Yes: Onset of periord or menarche does not mean you have stopped growing. Typically growth stops 6-8 years after your period is regular. The onset of menstrual flow usually is followed by the last 'growth spurt' in 2-3 years. ...Read more

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What does it mean when friboids grow slightly over a 3year period when you are in menopause?

What does it mean when friboids grow slightly over a 3year period when you are in menopause?

Fibroid growth: Fibroids typically stop growing in menopause and often shrink somewhat. If there seems to be enlargement, then you should be checked by a gyn specialist and have endovaginal ultrasound. Sometimes increase size is not real and appears so just because of different technique in measuring. ...Read more

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My cousin got her period at the age of 10. She is 5'2 . Can she still grow taller? She is 13 right now.

My cousin got her period at the age of 10. She is 5'2 . Can she still grow taller? She is 13 right now.

Maybe,maybe not: Most women will grow about 2.5 inches after menses starts. Since the hormones that trigger menses tell the long bone growth centers to finish growth and close, further growth after this happens does not occur.It is likely she is done. ...Read more

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I heard most Endometrioma grows every period. Does it also grow every washout week when I am on pill? The same blood flows

I heard most Endometrioma grows every period. Does it also grow every washout week when I am on pill? The same blood flows

NO: I assume you mean an endometrial tumor or fibroid. There is not a specific washout week on the pill. The tumor would be a slow growing and usually with a hormonal imbalance. During the time you are on the pill your body "thinks" you are pregnant. If you think you have an endometrial tumor see your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter is 13 she had her period at age 10 she is really short I wonder what could I do to help her would she still grow?

My daughter is 13 she had her period at age 10 she is really short I wonder what could I do to help her would she still grow?

Growth: take her to her pediatrician or family doctor and discuss her height with them. She will need a bone age to see if her growth plates are fused. If they are not, she may be a candidate for growth hormone. With her early age of menarche she may not be a candidate. ...Read more

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How long will your boobs grow after starting your period?

How long will your boobs grow after starting your period?

They dont' stop: Growing necessarily. The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding. ...Read more