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Is It Normal To Be 16 And Not Have Had Any Growth Spurts
Depends: If the gender is female, then there some concerns that an endocrine dysfunction might be present such as hypothyroidism, growth hormone deficiency or lack of adequate estrogen production. If male, then there might be an element of physiological delay. A bone age will help in this case. Family history if positive for pubertal delay may also reassure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Grew an inch at age 22, is this normal? Puberty started at age 15. Never had any growth spurts, just slow gradual growth.
Yes: This is one of many typical growing patterns for males. ...Read more
Can my sister age 16 still have a growth spurt her last one was at age 11 she grew 5 inches.She's 4"11 now. She still has her normal monthly period.
Depends on variables: By 16 most girls are at the end of their linear growth & their growth centers are closing. Your sister is likely to grow only 5-6 cm or 2.5 in after starting her periods. If delayed, there may be more time, but if this happened at the normal time she's likely near the end of her growth.An xray of her hand can tell if her growth centers still show more potential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ive been feeling extra hungry the past few days. virgin, 16 yo. eating my normal amount leaves stomach rumbling. period at 15 yo. growth spurt maybe?
Unlikely: You are at point in your life where you body has many demands for nutrients which is a normal part of life. ...Read more
When i was 14 i was about 5'9, now 19 im 6'0, is it normal to only grow about half an inch a year, and would that really count as a growth spurt?
My foot went from a 9 wide to a 9.5 double wide. Is it normal to have a growth spurt like that. (I'm 31)but I'm on my feet a lot for work ?
Is it normal to not have a pubertal growth spurt, as i didn't have one? All parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, and uncles had one, except me.
Genetic: the growth is genetically determined in accordance with familial traits ...Read more
My one year old used to sleep through the night mostly. Recently, waking up at 3am and will not go back to sleep unless fed. Normal? Growth spurt?
If you haven't: already done so, take him/her to his/her pediatrician to make sure that nothing physical is wrong (ear infection/teething). If you've done that already, then it would be important to not have him/her continue this habit. A one year old should be able to eat enough during the day and not need to eat in the middle of the night. So hopefully, this is just temporary,& could be a growth spurt. ...Read more
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