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Loss Of Height At 20 Years Old Is That Possible
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bone age is 12 years and my actual age is 20 years can I increase height at 20 age ? If yes then tell me the proper name of medicine .
Yes: If your BA is 12 , it suggests you have several years during which you can grow under the right treatment.It is also suggestive of hormonal deficiencies,that would include growth hormone and possibly others. Your profile lists many initial tests but more will be needed. An endocrinologist should be consulted to help with testing and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on things: Like how much muscle she has. Roughly 122 pounds low end, 149 high end & 135 spot on. However, if she is particularly muscular may be more. Take care. ...Read more
I am 16 yrs old but does not have a height of that age..my mom is also short..what is the maximum age till girls gain height? what can be done ?
Expectations: Your height is determined by the genetic influences of your parents and your lifestyle/diet/rest/exercise. We expect any female to grow to be the average of her parents height less 5 cm. You grow about 7cm after your first menses. By age 16 you are likely near the end of your growth as most stop at 16-17 . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If 1.5 inches of height is lost because of medical dehydration in a 24 yr old, can it be regained?
To which age still a boy or man continue developing . I mean in terms of being taller . To the age of 21 years old ?
Till bones fuse: Usually around age 18.Get a more detailed answer ›
This is dharanikumar from nellore...Im 20 years old and my height is 5.3. Is there any possibilities to increase my height by treatments r injections?
Unlikely: At 20 years of age, the growth plates of your bones--which allow for growth--are most likely closed. Further growth will be most unlikely. ...Read more
Mom has ft dementia (mid-stage), is inactive, 40 lb weight gain in a year, sleeping 12+ hours a day. Are these signs that the disease is accelerating?
Estradiol at <25. is this reversible? diagnosis of menopause and female climacteric states. is having children out of the question now. 22 years old.
I'm 20 years old and my height is 5 foot 7 inch. What should be the ideal weight at this age and height?
Hmmm...: Hi. Your profile says you're 41 and you say you're 20. Not that I doubt you, but that's a hefty difference!Correct age and gender are important, as are the heights of your parents. In other words, not enough information! To your health. ...Read more
If a 17 year old male was at the same stage of puberty as a 14 year old, would binge drinking damage brain development more for the 14 year old??
Ideal 120 lbs: With a healthy weight range of 108 to 134 lbs. ...Read more
Is it. Possible to increase height at 18? From years i ve been hearing that height of boys increases till 21.
Depends on bone age: The potential additional length anyone can expect depends on areas in the long bones (arms, legs, fingers)called growth plates. This is where growth occurs and an active open growth plate means more growth is possible. An xray of the hands & wrists can be evaluated for bone maturity since there are many to see. If your bone maturity is average for a 18yo you are done growing taller. ...Read more
Wieght seems to be the first cause mentioned for meralgia parasthtica. I'm 5'8" 162 lbs. 20 lbs of that gained w/in the past yr. Is that enough?
That's enough: Meralgia is associated with increased weight, but just as frequently is associated with normal weight. ...Read more
Child growth : The average weight and height of a child can be discerned from the CDC growth chart for girls and boys . The average values are the ones around the 50th percentile curve . It is also important that the weight be proportionate to the height, hence looking at the BMI for the child is crucial . The growth charts also helps your Doctor assess growth changes over time with regular follow ups . ...Read more
Is it possible that a child suddenly shows signs of allergies for the first time, at almost 5 years of age?
YES: Allergies happen when your bodies immune system become "sensitized" to something "x" and develop antibodies to it. Over time your child has multiple exposures to x (years 1-4) and became sensitized. We are rarely if ever allergic to anything when born; but develop them over time (and exposure). So it would be quite normal to "suddenly" become allergic at age 5 even if they had it many previous. ...Read more
Hello doctor.I'm a 20 years old girl. If i take growth hormone at this age, what are the chances of getting taller?
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